U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, today revealed its annual rankings of the Best Diets. With an updated methodology that was developed under the guidance of more than 30 nutritionists, doctors and epidemiologists, the 2023 rankings examine 24 diets to help every person find a diet to meet their goals.
For 4 years of the 6 years the U.S. News and World Report has been publishing the results of their best diets research we have been passing the new onto you. Here's what they said.
"For the sixth consecutive year, the Mediterranean Diet takes the No. 1 spot for the Best Diet Overall, having emphasis on eating a lot of fruits, vegetables, olive oil and fish and a focus on diet quality rather than a single nutrient or food group. The Mediterranean Diet also claimed the top spot in Best Diets for Bone and Joint Health (tied at No. 1), Best Family-Friendly Diets Best Diets for Healthy Eating and Best Plant-Based Diets. DASH Diet, known for fighting high blood pressure and ability to prevent or control diabetes and support heart health, and the No. 2 Flexitarian Diet, which emphasizes fruits, vegetables, whole grains and plant-based protein for the whole family."
US News and World Reports describes their method of assigning ranking in the Best Overall Diets How We Rated Eating Plans and Diets which they came to after reviewing medical journals, government reports and other resources. They consulted with nationally recognized experts, medical doctors, registered dietary nutritionists, nutritional epidemiologists and weight-loss researchers. Then created an all-inclusive questionnaire 40 questions centered around lifestyle and health goals.