Need a new diet this new year?


With every new year comes the annual tradition of making resolutions. One of the most popular goals most of us strive is to either lose weight or live healthier.

On Wednesday, “U.S. News and World Report” revealed its Best Diets for 2019, discovering the Mediterranean diet — which focuses on fruits and veggies, healthy fats, whole grains and lean meat — is the best of the bunch.

However, there are plenty of options for mixing up your menu, and it really comes down to what you want.

“No one diet is right for every single person,” said Angela Haupt, assistant managing editor of health with U.S. News.

Here are some tips for how to pick the right diet, and stick with it:

Aim for ‘optimal eating’
Dr. David L. Katz, founder/president of the True Health initiative and one of several experts who aided U.S. News in their Best Diet rankings, said most healthy diets focus on minimally processed foods, vegetables, fruits, whole grains, beans, lentils, nuts and seeds.

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