Diets come and go, teasing and tempting with dreams of that great hot body. Eat what you want! Pounds melt away overnight! The reality, as frustrated dieters know well, is that dieting is hard, and frankly, most diets don’t work. Some can even threaten your health.
Best Diets delivers the facts about and ranks 38 diets on a range of levels, from their heart healthiness to their likelihood to help you lose weight.
Diet Ranking information as of June 21st, 2017:
DASH was developed to fight high blood pressure – not specifically as an all-purpose diet, but experts give it high marks all around.
The Mediterranean diet plan is highly sensible, emphasizing fruits and vegetables, olive oil, fish and other healthy fare.
The MIND diet takes two proven diets – DASH and Mediterranean – and zeroes in on the foods in each that specifically affect brain health.
The Mayo Clinic diet plan focuses on lifelong healthy eating. It’s rated high in nutrition, safety and diabetes, but only moderately effective for weight loss.
Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes, or TLC, is a very solid diet plan created by the National Institutes of Health. It’s good at promoting heart health.
Volumetrics is all about getting more mileage out of what you eat. The Volumetrics diet is based on the principle that avoiding high-density foods that are high in calories is effective for losing weight.
Weight Watchers is an effective diet. The Weight Watchers Diet is designed to help people eat better, move more and shift their mindset.
Changes to diet, weight and activity can increase ovulation and help you get pregnant faster. This easy to follow 10-step approach to improving fertility has a use-at-your-own-pace style.
The Flexitarian Diet is for casual vegetarians. The flexitarian diet is a plant-based diet with the occasional addition of meat. Quite simply there are no rules.
Dr. Weil’s Anti-Inflammatory Diet follows the belief that certain foods cause or combat inflammation. The goal is optimum mental and physical health, along with disease prevention.
Jenny Craig Diet
Jenny Craig is a diet based on delivered, prepackaged meals. It offers dieters emotional support, but it costs more than other diets.
To follow the Ornish Diet: Eat all the beans, legumes, fruits, grains, and vegetables you need to feel full. Eat dairy low- or nonfat dairy products such as milk, cheese, and yogurt in moderation.
The Traditional Asian Diet is a low-fat, healthy eating style that emphasizes rice, vegetables, fresh fruit and fish, with very little red meat.
Going meat-free on a vegetarian diet plan may be difficult and requires planning. But, it is a diet that is strong in nutrition and safety if done right.