11 Fad Diets, Ranked From Best to Worst

Although the concept of beauty is changing and being super skinny is not a longer synonym for the ideal body, fad diets are constantly appearing as a way to revolutionize how people fight to lose weight. Celebrities are raving about the method which works for them, like Kim Kardashian's post-pregnancy Atkins regimen, and the people at SoulCycle promoting the Whole 30. On a first glance, it can be hard to understand the differences between each fad diet and which one is the right one of what kind of person. These can be a lifestyle change, but if not done properly, someone might end up spending a substantial amount of money for the thing. To make things easier, here is a list of some of these diets that may help those who are interesting about where to start.

Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH)

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Ranked as the Best Overall by the U.S. News for seven years in a row, this diet was originally developed to lower high blood pressure, but as it turns out, it also helps with weight loss. Four months of DASH combined with exercise can help an adult to lose up to 19 pounds. It details how many servings of each food group a person should eat; a 2,000 calorie diet, with recommendations to consume six to eight daily servings of grains, four to five of fruits and vegetables, two to three of reduced fat dairy, and six or fewer of lean protein. Weekly, the client must spread out four to five servings of seeds and legumes, two to three of fats and oils and five of sweets. It is ideal for those who find it hard to give up on certain kinds of food as it allows you to eat pretty much anything with a reduction of fats, sweets, and oils. Plus, there are many recipes to choose from.

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