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Should You Try a Meat Based Diet in 2019

Meanwhile, the Nordic diet - a plant-focused plan that borrows from the Scandinavian tradition - made its first appearance on the list, at number nine.

But what eating plan is actually the healthiest? It also won best diet for healthy eating, easiest diet to follow, best diet for diabetes, best heart-healthy diet, and best plant-based diet, so it's really an all-around victor.

Unlike highly restrictive diets like the keto diet or the Atkins diet, the Mediterranean diet is balanced and allows people to eat a wide variety of foods in moderation.

Experts ranked the diet poorly in heart-health, ease of use, and overall impact on health.

In third place, is something new called the Flexitarian Diet.

In addition to lowering blood pressure, research suggests the DASH diet may help reduce the risk of diabetes and may also help fight depression.

But the diet topping any list isn't necessarily the best diet for you.

The NHLBI publishes free guides on the plan so you can see if it is right for you.

"You really want something to be a lifestyle change so that you can handle it if you have kids or you live alone and I think this one really checks all those boxes", registered dietitian Amy Peick says.

The "new meat" food group includes tofu, beans, lentils, peas, nuts, seeds and eggs, according to U.S. News and World Report.

While each diet has its own characteristics, they all share similarities in that there is little to no processed food, and a major emphasis is placed on fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, and minimal meat.

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. It's more flexible than fully vegetarian or vegan diets. It assigns points aiming for nutritious foods with fewer calories.

WW offers its members support online and is well-known for its in-person group meetings.

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