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Top Plant-Based Diets

Plant-based diets are good for your heart, your weight and your overall health. Among the qualities considered were each diet’s ability to deliver weight loss, provide good nutrition and safety.

Mediterranean Diet
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While the Mediterranean diet has become increasingly popular in the last few decades, it has its origins in the centuries old diets of Mediterranean countries that have relatively low heart disease rates such as Greece, southern Italy and Spain.
Ornish Diet Review
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Developed by physician Dean Ornish, the Ornish Diet is a weight loss program that aims to help people lose weight by developing a better understanding of what is going into their bodies. Ornish lists foods in five categories, going from best to worst, which dieters are expected to use to better understand what is going into their bodies.
Flexitarian Diet
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The Flexitarian diet was devised by Dawn Jackson Blatner, a Registered Dietician who observed that vegetarians tend to weigh less. This program focuses on becoming a “flexible vegetarian,” or flexitarian, by eating meatless meals on 2 to 5 days per week.
Vegetarian Diet Review
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The Vegetarian Diet is a weight loss system that has people take meat out of their diets and replace it with vegetables, fruits and whole grains. The theory is that this will drastically lower people's daily caloric intake, which will lead to weight loss. The diet does not come with an exercise plan, though people are recommended to do some type of daily exercise.
vegan diet
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Veganism is a philosophy and a way of living that seeks to exclude the exploitation of animals for food, entertainment, consumer products or any other human use.