Every January, without fail, we're bombarded with ads for quick weight loss schemes and extreme fad diets meant to whittle our waistlines. Unsurprisingly, those approaches usually fail in the long run, or are generally disapproved of by health experts (looking at you, Keto). But if you're determined to revamp your lifestyle for the better this year, U.S. News & World Report has just released its nutritionist-vetted ranking of some of the best, most balanced diet plans to embrace long-term. Because life is too short to ban carbs and wine.

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