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Diets and Dieting

Healthy eating, no labels required

Healthy eating, no labels required

Paleo. Vegan. Vegetarian. Mediterranean. Gluten-free. Flexitarian.

Don’t want to go ‘all in’? Who says you have to label yourself?

“When you look at all these diets together, you see that they all have commonalities that make them good,” says Los Angeles-based Andrea N. Giancoli, a registered dietitian and spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Here’s how to take the best lessons of each diet and eat healthier today.


“I think what’s in common with all of these diets, and the best things to take out of them, are the plant foods,” Giancoli...