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Most Popular Diets Rated by Experts

There are many different diets of the modern world from various online or physical sources, most of which are based on criteria such as health benefits and risks, ease of participation, and the expected short- and long-term weight loss. This article covers the most popular diets available, rated by nutrition experts.

DASH Diet

The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) Diet started as sponsored research by the US National Institute of Health that focuses on healthy eating and promoting heart health. It was designed to help people prevent and control hypertension and lower high blood pressure by reducing their sodium intake.

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It consists of fruits, vegetables, lean protein, whole grains and low-fat dairy, and recommends avoiding sugary drinks, saturated fat, sweets and full-fat dairy. Expected weight loss in both the short and long term is 3.4 and 3.2 respectively.