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There are many types of diets to choose from. See what you need to know about different diets, including food limitations and weight loss results.

Acai Superfood Diet: What You Need to Know

About two-thirds of the U.S. population weighs too much, and most of those 190 million are trying to trim the fat. But amid all the diets and weight-loss pills, where's the nutrition? Here, learn what you need to know about the Acai Superfood Diet.

Does Alternate-Day Fasting Work? It Depends on the Person

HowStuffWorks looks into a study on whether alternate-day fasting is better than just counting calories. See more »

Special Diet Designed to Lower Blood Pressure Can Also Fight Gout

Can a DASH diet for high blood pressure combat gout? Learn more about gout and diet in this HowStuffWorks Now article. See more »

10 Surprising Things That Affect Your Weight Besides Food and Exercise

Many factors may determine your weight, from hormones to diseases to the meds you're taking. Learn some surprising weight loss facts at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Elimination Diets Work

Many elimination diets make fast food, junk food, refined sugar, alcohol and other foods off limits. Is this effective? Learn about elimination diets. See more »

What's the worst fad diet ever?

Fad diets surge in popularity and then vanish into obscurity -- because they don't work or cause serious harm. Which weight loss scheme is the worst? See more »

Detox Diets: Should you try a juice cleanse?

Do you ever wonder what's up with all the hype over juice cleanses? Read on to learn about the good, bad and the ugly surrounding juice cleanses. See more »

7 Low-Calorie Summer Recipes

Want to know some healthy and delicious meals to cook for your family this summer? Read on to learn what summer meals are best for your health! See more »

The Lean, Green Supermodel Diet Anyone Can Do

Discover The Lean, Green Supermodel Diet Anyone Can Do. Keep reading and learn The Lean, Green Supermodel Diet Anyone Can Do. See more »

5 Healthy, Effective Diets

There are actually some healthy, effective diets available. While diet fats come and go, these 5 healthy, effective diets actually work. See more »

You on a Diet: What You Need to Know

You: On a Diet was developed by Drs. Mehmet Oz and Michael Roizen. See what you should know about the You: On a Diet program. See more »