Mediterranean Diet Named Best Diet for 2019

Mediterranean Diet Named Best Diet for 2019

WW's new global integrated campaign, "For Every Body", which launched on December 26, is based on the insight that everyone has their own reason to get healthy and what makes the most meaningful impact along the journey is everything you gain. For 2019, the Mediterranean diet took home the top award.

U.S. News & World Report, in collaboration with a panel of health experts, evaluated and ranked 41 diets.

Here's a closer look at the highest-ranking diets overall.

Research has shown that people in Mediterranean countries tend to live longer and have lower instances of cancer and cardiovascular disease, compared to other populations around the world.

For more information about the rankings, visit Best Diets 2019 [https://health.usnews.com/best-diet].

Also recommending a diet rich in produce, whole grains, nuts, olive oil, and seafood.

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

Flexitarian is a marriage of the words "flexible" and "vegetarian".

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The diet is associated with lower rates of diabetes and heart health. The Harvard School of Public Health and a think tank called Oldways created a diet based on the general eating principles of these places, according to US News. Eating a diet that's mostly vegetarian while also allowing for an occasional burger or steak to satisfy a craving can help with weight management and improve overall health, Blatner says. In fact, the WW Freestyle™ program has become the most effective and livable weight-management program in WW history, and it's proven to help people lose weight, sleep better, and feel happier.

"The top diets promote eating the foods that we've been told to eat, like whole grains, fruits and veggies, and going easy on sugar and saturated fat", she added.

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

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

The very high protein, rule-heavy Dukan diet.

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