Experts ranked the diet poorly in heart-health, ease of use, and overall impact on health.
In addition to lowering blood pressure, research suggests the DASH diet may help reduce the risk of diabetes and may also help fight depression. US News and World Report listed the Mediterranean diet as the best overall diet for 2019 after evaluating 41 of the most popular 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.More news: Alia Bhatt can’t stop blushing when teased about beau Ranbir Kapoor
When a person fills their diet with the kinds of fresh, unprocessed foods found in the Mediterranean diet, they may lose weight, improve their heart health, and prevent diabetes, according to US News.
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. "While certainly not required, a glass a day for women and two a day for men is fine if your doctor says so", US News wrote.
The NHLBI publishes free guides on the plan so you can see if it is right for you.
In the book, Blatner says you don't have to cut out meat entirely to reap the health benefits of a vegetarian diet. You can have red wine in moderation if you'd like, but you must get plenty of exercise and enjoy meals with family and friends.More news: Bill Gates all set to invest in Pakistan’s IT sector
The plan focuses on fruit, vegetables, whole grain, lean protein and low-fat dairy and eliminates foods high in fat and sugar-sweetened drinks and candies, according to U.S. News and World Report.
Also recommending a diet rich in produce, whole grains, nuts, olive oil, and seafood.
Weight Watchers ranked in the top five for best diets overall and also obtained the No. 1 rankings for Best Commercial Diet and Best Weight Loss Diet for 2019.
WW's Freestyle program applies points values to foods, with higher points for foods high in saturated fats and sugars, and lower points for foods with high levels of protein.More news: $500000 Fortnite event to take place at the Australian Open