Friday, 18 January, 2019

Best Diet of 2019? Dieticians choose Mediterranean

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The report includes an analysis of 41 diet eating plans, with the Mediterranean diet being the best overall diet, as well as snagging the top spot in subcategories like "best diet for healthy eating", "best plant-based diet", and "best diet for diabetes".

If you've ever been confused about what to eat, you're definitely not alone.

It is followed by the DASH Diet, which tied the with Mediterranean diet for the top spot a year ago.

While no single diet is best for everyone, U.S. News' expert rankings are meant to promote the eating styles most likely to improve health and steer people away from misguided diet plans - like the last-place Dukan diet, a restrictive, high-protein system.

The Mediterranean diet focuses on plant-based cooking, with meals consisting of whole grains, fruits and vegetables. It was also named best diabetes diet, best diet for healthy eating, best plant-based diet, best heart-healthy diet, and easiest diet to follow.

Although the popular Keto diet ranked high for fast weight loss, it landed way down on the Best Diets list - tying for number 38. The DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet was ranked second on the magazine's overall Best Diets 2019 list, followed by the Flexitarian plan.

"Sometimes the best ways are the old, simple ways", Peick says.

In the book, Blatner says you don't have to cut out meat entirely to reap the health benefits of a vegetarian diet. It also limits red meat, salt, and candies. The most successful diet is one that you can stick to.

The Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay (MIND) diet, ranked five past year, is a hybrid of the top-rated DASH and Mediterranean diets. It also emphasizes healthy fats in the form of olive oil and nuts.

Among the diet's requirements is eating three servings of whole grains, a salad and another vegetable daily, as well as a single glass of wine if desired.

Weight Watchers - now called WW - was fourth. The plan also involves in-person meetings or online chats created to support those in the program and keep them accountable.