U.S. News & World Report ranks the DASH diet as #1
DASH was developed to fight high blood pressure, not as an all-purpose diet. US News panel of experts gave it high marks for its nutritional completeness, safety, ability to prevent or control diabetes, and role in supporting heart health.
Pros & Cons
• Heart healthy
• Nutritionally sound
• Lots of grunt work
• Somewhat pricey
Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig and the Mediterranean Diets were ranked Easiest Diets to Follow. Of the three, Weight Watchers ranked at the top.
Pros & Cons of Weight Watchers
• Eat what you want; no foods off-limits
• Flexibility to shape your own diet
• Tedious point-tallying
(From: US News: Diet Plans That Work)