What Is a List of Food Diets?


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WebMD lists and reviews more than 100 diets for patients to get information on the most popular diet plans. U.S. News & World Report rates 32 diets for the best of 2014, including diabetes, heart-healthy, weight loss and plant-based diets. The media outlet also examines the best overall diets. EveryDiet.org lists hundreds of diet plans.

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What Is a List of Food Diets?
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WebMD's medical staff breaks down some of the most popular diet plans including Atkins, South Beach, Dr. Oz, Eat Right for Your Type, Caveman, Jenny Craig, Weight Watchers, NutriSystem and detox diets. Each article on WebMD examines whether each diet works, what foods dieters can eat and what each diet promises to accomplish.

U.S. News & World Report rates 32 diets on a five-star scale. The best overall diet for 2014 is the DASH diet at 4.1 stars, followed by the TLC diet at four stars. The Mayo Clinic diet is rated at 3.9 stars in third place. Overall ratings are based on safety, nutrition and ease of use.

EveryDiet.org examines what every diet is about and how each diet works. Users can list every diet all at once or search for them alphabetically from the 10 Hour Coffee diet to the Zone Diet. EveryDiet.org looks at popular and strange diets that purport to have some type of weight loss.

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