The Mediterranean diet involves lots of whole grains, vegetables, beans, nuts, olive oil, fish and smaller amounts of dairy, poultry and even a little red wine (if you like). A panel of experts convened by U.S. News and World Report gave this pattern of eating top marks in this year’s ranking of best overall diets.

The Mediterranean diet involves lots of whole grains, vegetables, beans, nuts, olive oil, fish and smaller amounts of dairy, poultry and even a little red wine (if you like). A panel of experts convened by U.S. News and World Report gave this pattern of eating top marks in this year’s ranking of best overall diets.