Report says Mediterranean Diet is best in 2019

Low carb diets may result in missing out on important nutrients

Low carb diets may result in missing out on important nutrients

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

She says the Mediterranean Diet is based on the cuisine of the Mediterranean region, which includes lean proteins such as fish and beans, as well as healthy fats, whole grains and a large amount of plant-based foods, like fruits, vegetables and legumes. Because of new research regarding the Mediterranean diet, such as findings that it could lower the risk of dementia and aggressive prostate cancer, it took the lead for 2019. 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.

For its rankings, U.S. News and World Report evaluated 41 different diets on factors like weight loss and diet's effectiveness against diseases.

Meanwhile, the Nordic diet - a plant-focused plan that borrows from the Scandinavian tradition - made its first appearance on the list, at number nine. U.S. News ranked it high on the list for being nutritionally complete, easy to follow, and providing long-term weight loss as well as heart health benefits.

Many people are ditching the cookies and candies in the new year because it's diet season. It also had to be proven to help prevent heart disease and diabetes. It's more flexible than fully vegetarian or vegan diets.

Among New Year's resolutions, the most popular remains losing weight.

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.

"On these types of diets, you often don't learn how to manage holidays, stressful days or special occasions". In fact, one study found the diet may reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease by as much as 53 percent.

Red meat and sugary foods are very limited, but adding red wine is alright in moderation.

The Weight Watchers diet tied for fourth place with the MIND diet.

The WW Freestyle program was launched in 2017 and builds off the company's signature SmartPoints system, which assigns every food and beverage a point value, based on its nutrition.

But the diet topping any list isn't necessarily the best diet for you.