What’s the best diet plan for 2019?

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If you’re wanting to eat healthier in 2019 but have no idea where to start, we may be able to help.

US News and World Report released their annual ranking of the best diet plans.

A new year and a new chance to change your diet for the better, but which diet is best for you?

Wednesday morning, US News and World Report released their annual ranking of the 41 best diet plans.

“We have convened a panel of experts in nutrition and obesity research and diabetes and heart disease and each year they score a pool of diets for us.” 

From the best diets for Diabetes to the diets that will help keep you heart healthy.

This year WW, formerly known as Weight Watchers, taking the top spot in the best weight loss diet category, the point counting system also ranked number one among commercial diets.

“The thing about this diet that our experts like is that no food is actually off limits. And you can shape your diet however you like so long as you are meeting a certain point to target every day and that makes a diet a whole lot easier to follow.” 

And if fast weight loss is what you’re looking for, what about the Keto Diet?

The high fat, low carb plan was one of the most buzzed about diets last year, but experts have some warnings for you.

HAUPT: “The keto diet is extremely popular right now. And our experts say it is an extremely bad idea. Yet it did jump this year to snag that number two spot on the best fast weight loss diets list. And that is because it probably will help you take pounds off for the short term. But that does not mean that you’ll keep them off for the long haul.” 

So, what is the best overall diet to follow?

According to experts, the Mediterranean Diet, which is at the top of the list for the second year in a row.

“It’s also the easiest diet to follow and the best plant-based diet and the best diet for diabetes and heart disease. This is a really solid plan. It’s gotten top marks every year.”

There’s definitely a lot to choose from, but the good news is, that hopefully means you can find a diet that incorporates some of the food you like to eat, so it’s easier to stick with your resolution.

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(This story was originally published on January 2, 2019)

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