Diets aren’t just for weight loss — although for plenty of people, they are precisely for that.
No, just being on a diet might mean you’re looking for a healthier way of life. Or perhaps you have high cholesterol that needs lowering, heart disease that needs some TLC or blood pressure that could stand to be under less pressure.
U.S. News and World Report has the act of ranking down like pretty much no other organization. Lucky for those in the market to shave a few inches off their waist or reduce the number on their bad cholesterol count, they’ve released a list of the top-rated diets.
According to U.S. News, “to be top-rated, a diet had to be relatively easy to follow, nutritious, safe, and effective for weight loss and against diabetes and heart disease.”
Here are their best 10 — along with their pros and cons — as ranked by a panel of health experts:
For 19 more of the top-rated diets according to U.S. News and World Report, visit their website
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