This Is The Best Way To Eat In 2019, According To Science

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Following a Mediterranean diet involves eating lots of plants, whole grains, healthy fats (such as olive oil) and lean proteins, and cutting back on processed foods, red meat and refined sugars.

It's based on lifestyles from countries along the mediterranean sea. U.S. News ranked it high on the list for being nutritionally complete, easy to follow, and providing long-term weight loss as well as heart health benefits. It's hard to know for sure, but recently, a panel of health experts debated the topic for U.S. News and ranked 41 different diets.

Meanwhile, the Nordic diet - a plant-focused plan that borrows from the Scandinavian tradition - made its first appearance on the list, at number nine. "It reinforces that everything we've been told about dieting and weight loss does remain true".

"These diets that are consistently top performers are scoring well, from nutrition to helpfulness, ease, ability to help prevent chronic conditions and more", Haupt said. "Our brand is becoming more holistic, diverse and reflective of what people want in a health and wellness partner today, but we are still committed to our heritage in being the leading partner in weight management, leveraging years of behavior change expertise".

The DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet was created to help manage blood pressure, but experts say it has many overall health benefits, helping it nab the number 2 spot on the best overall diets list.

The DASH diet was second - that's Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension.

"We are seeing an interest in people eating to mimic the eating patterns of people in spots of the world where people are particularly healthy", she said. In fact, one study found the diet may reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease by as much as 53 percent.

"Every food is equated to points, and you get so many points to eat according to your height, your weight and your gender", Mark explained.

The eating plan features a wide variety of options, including fruits and vegetables, whole grains, nuts, poultry, and fish.

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

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