Introducing plant-based diets to the rankings.
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Your neighbor gave up meat, your cousin's gone vegetarian and now your doctor's suggesting you follow suit to lower your weight and blood pressure and to possibly prevent chronic diseases. Clearly, plant-based diets are soaring in popularity among Americans. That's why U.S. News devotes an entire category of our Best Diets rankings just to them. What follows are the top five plant-based diets ranked in descending order.
4 (tie). Vegetarian Diet