The Best Diets of 2022

A peek at the most recent rankings from U.S. News & World Report

Looking for the best diet for weight loss, heart health, preventing or managing diabetes—or just healthy eating in general? And one that will be easy to follow—and safe? What about the best plant-based diet? Or the best commercial diet program? Every year, U.S. News & World Report ranks popular diets, from the Cookie Diet to […]

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