The best diets to help you lose weight are heavy on fruits, vegetable, and whole grains.
"U.S. News & World Report's annual diet rankings for 2018 put the Mediterranean and DASH diets at the top of the list.
DASH stands for dietary approaches to stop hypertension, or high blood pressure. It emphasizes eating plenty of whole grains, fruits, vegetable, and limiting salt.
Whole grains, vegetables, and fruits are at the heart of the Mediterranean diet, along with moderate amounts of alcohol. Both diets include lean proteins, such as fish or chicken.