The best diets for weight loss 2015

It seems like there are tons of diets and weight loss tips on the internet. We often wonder which of all the diets offered are the best diets for weight loss and, of course, the most effective. With such a range of options, it ends up being harder to find the right diet than it is to stick to it. Fortunately, US News & World Report, with the help of doctors, nutritionists and other health experts, selected 35 popular diets of 2015 and ranked them from best to worst. We have summarized the seven best diets for 2015 for you.

Diets are rated for short-term and long-term weight loss, based on health risks, simplicity and accuracy of dietary guidelines. They were evaluated by a group of doctors, nutritionists and other health professionals. These are the best weight loss diets of 2015.

1. Best Diet for Weight Loss 2015: The DASH Diet

DASH, short for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension/High Blood Pressure) is a diet that focuses on waistline reduction, weight loss, as well as blood pressure reduction. Thus, it is suitable for weight loss, lowers the level of cholesterol in the blood, protects the heart and brain, and at the same time provides the body with substances that protect against cancer. Nutrients such as potassium, calcium, protein and fiber are vital in the fight against high blood pressure. It is allowed fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins and low-fat dairy products. Caloric and fatty red meat and sweets should be avoided. Above all, it is necessary to reduce salt.
More information: dashdiet.org

Food pyramid for the DASH diet.
Food pyramid for the DASH diet.

2. Best Diet for Weight Loss 2015: The TLC Diet

TLC stands for Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (therapeutic lifestyle changes), is a diet that quickly and effectively lowers "bad" cholesterol and is primarily intended for health and not weight loss, i.e. maintaining a healthy body weight and consuming a suitable amount of (healthy) calories. It is crucial reducing fat, especially saturated fat found in fatty meats, whole milk products and fried foods. A minimum of 10 and 25 g or more of dietary fiber per day is recommended. The TLC diet allows us to eat relatively tasty food that won't completely dry up our wallets. Also due to the variety and greater amount of fiber, we will have a greater feeling of satiety and will quickly know when "enough" is enough. The eating plan itself also provides for at least 30 minutes of physical activity per day.
More information: tlcdiet.org

3. Best Diet for Weight Loss 2015: The Mayo Clinic Diet

The Mayo Clink Diet is a diet that is primarily intended for weight loss. In the first two weeks, you should lose from 2 to 4 kilograms, and then you should lose from half a kilogram to a kilogram every week. This diet is supposed to change your eating habits, get rid of the bad ones and replace them with good ones that follow the Mayo Clinic Food Pyramid. The pyramid thus gives emphasis fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Foods should have a low energy density, which means that we can eat more, but consume fewer calories.
More information: www.mayoclinic.org

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4. Best diet for weight loss 2015: Mediterranean diet

The Mediterranean diet includes weight loss, heart and brain health, prevents cancer and diabetes. It is supposed to help you lose weight, keep it off and prevent many chronic diseases. The Mediterranean diet does not contain artificially created fats, such as trans fatty acids, while foods are minimally processed. By eating food that is rich in monounsaturated fats and omega-3 fatty acids, we can improve our overall health and well-being. Her main emphasis is on moderation. Compared to other commercial diets, the amount of fat and carbohydrates consumed is moderate, making individuals less likely to feel deprived on their journey to improved health and weight loss. As an advantage of the diet, its easy integration into the lifestyle of each individual should also be highlighted.
More information: oldwayspt.org

5. Best diet for weight loss 2015: Weight Watchers diet

The Weight Watchers diet is adapted to the needs of the modern man, who is overwhelmed by the constant lack of time. It's simple, delicious and absolutely life-giving. If you follow a few basic rules, you can lose weight by a kilogram in a week, and you should not lose even an ounce of good will. Her goal is to teach people how to choose food correctly and encourage them to be more physically active. The diet is based on points given for each type of food and for each physical activity. How many points you need to collect daily (usually from 18 to 37) in order to lose a kilogram per week depends on your body weight. During the diet, it is necessary to respect the three golden rules, if we do not want to regain all the lost kilograms. In the first week, we are subjected to the maximum cancellation, as we can only eat foods that contain up to 4 points,
Three meals a day and one snack (2 points) are desirable, so as not to fall into a crisis and stop the diet. To eat a varied diet, you should eat: 300 grams of green vegetables, 200 grams of fruit, two teaspoons of oil or margarine, 2 dairy products and consume 1 to 1.5 liters of water every day.
More information: welcome.weightwatchers.com

6. Best Diet for Weight Loss 2015: Flexible Diet

A flexible diet (Flexitarian Diet) is based on more plant-based dishes and reducing meat dishes, but does not exclude meat completely. Thus, she will not take any food from our menu, but will arrange it into five groups: "new meat" (tofu, beans, lentils, peas, nuts and seeds, eggs), fruits and vegetables, whole grain products, milk and dairy products and sugar and spices (everything from dried spices and salad dressings to natural sweeteners). It is important that we consume a day around 1500 calories.

7. Best diet for weight loss 2015: Volumetric diet

With the volumetric diet (Volumetrics), we will learn how correctly evaluate the energy value of nutrients, how to limit it in your meals and how to satisfy an increased appetite with the right diet. Food is thus divided into four groups: very low calorie food (fat-free milk, fruits and vegetables without starch, meat broth), low calorie food (starchy fruits and vegetables, cereals, breakfast cereals, low-fat milk, legumes and low-fat mixed dishes such as chili and spaghetti), medium calorie food (meat, cheese, pizza, french fries, salad dressing, bread, pretzels, ice cream, cake) and high calorie food (crackers, chips, bonbonniere, biscuits, nuts, butter, oil). It is important that the majority of food is from the first and second categories, in the third category a healthy restriction is necessary, and the fourth category is kept aside as much as possible. We have to learn how to arrange our food and how certain foods from the fourth category (baked white potatoes) replace with food from the first category (sweet potatoes). It is recommended to eat foods rich in water and fiber, which they prolong the feeling of satiety.

Worst rated diets they are Paleo diet, the Dukan diet, Atkins diet and diets that include consuming only raw foods. Although they are supposed to have effects on weight loss, they are difficult to track, nutritionally incomplete, and they are also not supposed to be healthy.

We already decide on any diet, no way let's not forget exercise and a varied diet!

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