What’s the best diet?

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Still shopping around for a nutrition plan that will work best for you? U.S. News evaluated and ranked almost 30 diets with the input of a panel of health experts.

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,” according to the website.

See all the rankings and get a good idea of what each plan involves at http://health.usnews.com/best-diet.

Top rankings for Best Diets Overall:

  • DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) –

Also ranked No. 1 for Healthy Eating and for Diabetes and

No. 2 for Heart Health.

  • TLC (Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes) –

Also ranked No. 2 for Healthy Eating.

  • Mayo Clinic Diet
  • Mediterranean Diet
  • Weight Watchers –

Also ranked No. 1 for Weight Loss and for Easiest to Follow.

  • Flexitarian
  • Volumetrics
  • Jenny Craig – Also ranked No. 2 as Easiest to Follow.
  • Biggest Loser Diet
  • Ornish Diet – Like DASH, ranked No. 1 for Heart Healthy
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