What is the best diet? Jenny Craig? Weight Watchers? Atkins? South Beach? Consumer Reports Health has finally answered the question that  Americans who want to shed the pounds have been asking for years. According to their research Jenny Craig is the way to go:

the overall winner is Jenny Craig, the widely-advertised commercial program that combines personalized motivational counseling with a meal plan consisting of its branded single-serving entrees and snacks, supplemented with sides and beverages you supply yourself.

In the reports rankings Slim Fast 3-2-1 came in second and Weight Watchers finished third.