There is no such thing as a perfect diet, but “MIND” diet is dangerously approaching to this epithet, according to a statement from “Rush University Medical Center” in Chicago.
“MIND” diet is ranked second in the world and marked “the easiest diet to follow.”
Goal: The basis of this diet constitutes of food that fights the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
What to eat: It contains 15 key food components, 10 of which are labeled as “brain food” – green leafy vegetables and all other types of vegetables, nuts, berries, full-grain products, fish, poultry, olive oil and wine and “5 unhealthy foods” – red meat, butter, margarine, cheese, baked goods, candy and fried and fast food. “
The guidelines for this diet are simple. It is recommended to eat three servings of full-grain products, a kind of green leafy vegetables and one other kind of vegetables each day with a glass of wine.
Each day includes a snack nut products, and every other day you can eat grain vegetables (beans, peas, lentils, beans).
Poultry and forest berries are allowed at least twice a week and at least once a week eating fish.
Consumption of butter must be limited to 1 teaspoon per day, while the recommended amount of baked goods, whole cheese and fried and fast food is a small serving per week of all the above.
However, the benefit is that the diet does not prohibit entirely all these products and groceries and have some sense of freedom and pleasure in eating.
“DASH” diet deservedly takes first place as the best diet in the world, although she exists for some time now.
Goal: Prevent and reduce high blood pressure. In fact, the purpose of this diet consists of its name – “DASH” – (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) or dietary approach to preventing hypertension.
What to eat: Fruit, vegetables, full-grain products, lean protein and low-fat dairy products. Avoid sweets, red meat and you must reduce the amount of salt.
“TLC” diet is third. Here’s how it looks:
Goal: Reduction of high cholesterol (8 to 10% cholesterol reduction expected during the 6-week diet).
What to eat: “American Association for healthy heart” recommends this simple and healthy diet that includes reduced fat, especially saturated fat, and products like “hard” meat, full-fat dairy products and fried foods should be avoided. Instead of these products increases the intake of foods rich in fiber.