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From Paleo To Plant-Based, New Report Ranks Top Diets Of 2015 : The Salt : NPR

Despite the buzz about paleo and raw food diets, a new ranking of the 35 top diets puts these two near the bottom of the list.

Why?

The U.S. News & World Report rankings are based on evaluations by a panel of doctors, nutritionists and other health experts. For each diet, the experts evaluated short-term and long-term weight loss, ease of adherence, and how the advice stacked up against current dietary guidelines. The experts also considered health risks.

And when it comes to paleo, or the caveman diet, the verdict is that eating the way our hunter-gatherer ancestors did is not very realistic.

via From Paleo To Plant-Based, New Report Ranks Top Diets Of 2015 : The Salt : NPR.

 

BBC News – Mediterranean diet keeps people ‘genetically young’

“It’s mix of vegetables, olive oil, fresh fish and fruits may stop our DNA code from scrambling as we age, according to a study in the British Medical Journal.”

“Nurses who adhered to the diet had fewer signs of ageing in their cells.”

“The researchers from Boston followed the health of nearly 5,000 nurses over more than a decade.”

“The Mediterranean diet has been repeatedly linked to health gains, such as cutting the risk of heart disease.”

via BBC News – Mediterranean diet keeps people ‘genetically young’.