DASH was developed to fight high blood pressure – not specifically as an all-purpose diet, but experts give it high marks all around.
Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes, or TLC, is a very solid diet plan created by the National Institutes of Health. It's good at promoting heart health.
The MIND Diet takes two proven diets - DASH and Mediterranean - and zeroes in on the foods in each that specifically affect brain health.
The Mediterranean diet plan is highly sensible, emphasizing fruits and vegetables, olive oil, fish and other healthy fare.
Weight Watchers is an effective diet. Among its pros: An emphasis on group support, lots of fruits and veggies, and room for occasional indulgences.
Changes to diet, weight and activity can help you get pregnant. This easy to follow 10-step approach to improving fertility has a use-at-your-own-pace style.
The Mayo Clinic diet plan focuses on lifelong healthy eating. It's rated high in nutrition, safety and diabetes, but only moderately effective for weight loss.
The Flexitarian Diet is for casual vegetarians: Those who don't want to eliminate meat completely, but still want to reap the health benefits associated with vegetarianism.
Volumetrics is all about getting more mileage out of what you eat. Trade high-density foods for low-density foods and choose foods that fight hunger.
Jenny Craig is a diet based on delivered, prepackaged meals. It offers dieters emotional support, but it costs more than other diets.
The Biggest Loser Diet stresses nutrition and exercise. In six weeks, dieters can lose weight, make progress against diabetes and improve heart health ...
The Dean Ornish Diet can be tailored to your specific health issues. The strictest version is challenging because it severely reduces fat intake.
Thought to help people lose weight and avoid chronic diseases, the Traditional Asian Diet focuses on rice, noodles, corn and other whole grains.
Going meat-free on a vegetarian diet plan may be difficult and requires planning. But, it is a diet that is strong in nutrition and safety if done right.
Slim-Fast is a reasonable approach to dieting with convenient, grab-and-go shakes and bars. It's fairly easy to follow, but it's not very heart-healthy.
Dr. Weil's Anti-Inflammatory Diet follows the belief that certain foods cause or combat inflammation. The goal is optimum mental and physical health, along wtih disease prevention.
The community at SparkPeople.com believe the Spark Solution diet will help you lose weight with exercise and low-calorie meal plans that optimize your metabolism.
On the HMR Program, you'll use meal replacements to lose and keep off 3 times as much weight, compared to nutritional diets. Learn about the medical supervision option.
Nutrisystem determines portions, prepares and delivers your meals, and tells you what to eat and when.
The Flat Belly Diet revolves around monounsaturated fatty acids, which are thought to destroy belly fat while promoting fullness.
The Engine 2 Diet is a low-fat, vegan plan that also cuts out vegetable oils. It includes a suggested fitness program.
The meat- and dairy-free vegan diet plan is filling and has health and environmental benefits. Its downside: really restrictive and can be lots of work.
South Beach focuses on choosing good carbs and good fats in a 3-phase process. It may aid rapid weight loss, but it may be hard to follow long-term.
The Abs Diet is a 6-week plan that requires working out. You could drop up to 12 pounds of belly fat in 2 weeks, plus get a six-pack in 6 weeks.
This pattern of eating is often referred to as the 5:2 diet – you eat normally for five days of the week and cut your calories to about 25 percent of normal intake on two nonconsecutive days of the week.
The GI diet focuses on eating "good" carbs and avoiding bad ones. It rated low on long-term weight loss, heart health, and how easy it is to follow.
The Zone Diet plan isn't easy to follow or very helpful with weight loss. It requires structuring every meal around specific macronutrient thresholds.
Eco-Atkins is a restrictive diet for which little guidance is available. It may be healthier than better-known Atkins, but it appears more difficult to stick to.
The macrobiotic diet mimics vegetarian and vegan eating approaches. Dieters can expect to eat lots of organic, whole foods on this diet.
On this diet, eat 5 Medifast products each day and one self-prepared meal. Medifast aids short-term weight loss, but isn't sustainable enough to last.
The Supercharged Hormone Diet revolves around eating to regulate your hormones – which could help you lose weight and keep it off.
The Acid Alkaline Diet is based on the premise that by helping your body control your pH through diet, you’ll gain health and longevity.
The Body Reset Diet claims you'll jump-start your metabolism, reboot your system and set yourself up for sustained weight loss.
The Raw Food Diet emphasizes fruits and veggies and nearly guarantees weight loss. However, it requires tedious meal prep and there are lots of rules.
The low-carb Atkins diet leaves much to be desired. It's effective for short-term weight loss, but isn't great for overall health.
On the Dukan Diet, dieters may lose up to 10 pounds in just one week by filling their menus largely with high-protein foods and avoiding carbs.
Paleo diets are based on a simple premise – if the cavemen didn't eat it, you shouldn't either. But this can be tricky to replicate healthfully.
The Whole30 plan claims to nix unhealthy cravings by eliminating all sugar, alcohol, grains, legumes and dairy. But is a diet this restrictive healthy?
The 3-Day Diet plan claims to help you drop 10 pounds in three days. It's cheap and simple, but deprives your body of key nutrients.
The Cookie Diet revolves around low-calorie cookies made with a secret "hunger-controlling" formula. There's no research to back it up.
The 17-Day Diet is divided into 3 cycles to help prevent boredom and weight-loss plateau. With no strict meal plan, you'll eat a variety of foods.
The low FODMAP Diet is for treating irritable bowel syndrome: It's shown a reduction in symptoms by as much as 80 percent.
Believers say you might not know how good you can feel, or how bad you once felt, until you go gluten-free. It has a steep learning curve, but is worth the effort.
Master Cleanse claims that you could drop 20 pounds in 10 days, if you give up solid foods and consume only fluids.
Most obese people know a lot about this often discussed problem and how diets are. Unfortunately, not only don't they succeed in reducing their weight, but also ...
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