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These Are the 5 Best Diets for 2019, According to Experts

These Are the 5 Best Diets for 2019, According to Experts

The flexitarian diet encourages people to try alternative meat options, like tofu, but leaves room for flexibility if you can't quite fully give up meat.

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

There are so many to choose from, but according to the U.S. World News Report, the best of 2019 is the Mediterranean Diet.

2018 brought us many wellness fads, including the keto and carnivore diets, intermittent fasting, carb cycling and more.

Foods including whole-grain pita bread, fresh fruit, salads, nuts, beans, olive oil, and salmon are staples of 2019's top diet and promote a variety of health benefits.

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"I wish though, that we weren't so obsessed with weight loss and diets, per se".

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

The Mediterranean diet took over the No. 1 spot from the DASH diet, which had maintained the top ranking for eight years in a row. The diet has always been linked to many health benefits, including lower risks of cancer and heart disease, better kidney health and a healthier gut. 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. "And when you're through eating all your points and you're still hungry we have 200 0-point foods that you can partake of". You can occasionally add eggs, chicken or fish. "You don't develop strategies for life", she said.

WW also retained the #2 spot for "Easiest to Follow" diet, which speaks to the livability of the program. Like Heller, the expert panelists emphasized the importance of well-balanced, sustainable diets that aren't overly restrictive. The Mediterranean diet has also been associated with a reduced risk of cancer and Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases.

"I think that diets that don't differentiate between healthy and unhealthy fats, over time are ultimately an unhealthy approach to losing weight", Heller said. Additionally, WW retained the #4 spot for "Best Diet Overall".