Diets

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.


It's a popular dieting trend but in this first long-term study, researchers found mixed results on the effectiveness of alternate-day fasting.

A new Johns Hopkins study finds that cutting the fat and loading up on fruits and veggies with the DASH diet may help keep away one painful, nagging malady.

Your expanding waistline might not just be due to what you eat. A lot of factors may determine what numbers pop up on your scale, from hormones to diseases to the meds you're taking.

Many elimination diets make fast food, junk food, refined sugar, alcohol and countless other foods off limits. If you stop eating all that stuff, you're probably going to feel better. Are elimination diets that simple?

If fads were made to last, we'd all have Chia Pets. Fad diets are a lot less fun -- and a lot more dangerous. Here's a look at a few diets that are worse than weight gain.

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.

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!

Eating clean green food keeps junk like chemicals and toxins out of the body which helps medels maintain that must-have gorgeous complexion and mandatory svelte physique. So, why not take a nod from their diets and green yours too?

Diet fads come and go (remember the grapefruit diet?). But these five will actually work -- if you work hard, too.

Drs. Mehmet Oz and Michael Roizen show you how to restock your pantry, get moving and reduce your waistline in 14 days.

Don't mistake the Dukan Diet -- known as the French Atkins diet -- with French cuisine. Is this classic low-carb, high-protein diet too good to be true?

With 75 to 85 percent of Americans now overweight or obese, the LA Weight Loss plan has garnered attention both for its positive results -- and criticism.

When it comes to weight loss, burn more calories than you consume. At 1,100 daily calories, you're almost guaranteed to lose weight if you follow the Smart for Life plan.

Fad diets, such as the South Beach Diet or Master Cleanse, come and go. Learn more about the craziest diet trends of all time from this article.

HCG treatment uses a hormone that is naturally produced during pregnancy to help burn up excess fat, but it isn't all good news. Learn about the dangers of the hCG diet in this article.

The renowned medical organization staked its name on it, so what's up with the Mayo Clinic Diet? Can you really lose 6 to 10 pounds in a week on the plan?

If you want the P90X body, you have to follow the P90X workout -- and Diet. So what will you be eating?

The hCG diet costs around $150 per doctor's appointment, not including the cost of the hCG injections and the recommended appetite suppressants. Learn how much the hCG diet costs in this article.

Proponents of the hCG diet claim it helps dieters modify their eating patterns, but others say that it doesn't give dieters sufficient tools to keep the weight off. Learn whether the hCG diet produces lasting results in this article.

It seems almost everybody would like to lose some weight, and fad diets offer quick solutions and plenty of promises. But will the results last over time? Here, 10 diets that just don't work.

You can get all the exercise you can handle, but it still might not be enough to lose weight. Weight Watchers is a program that encourages participants to stay active and to eat right. Here, what you need to know about Weight Watchers.

While eating like a caveman is a far cry from the convenient, prepackaged meals and fast food fare we're used to, it may benefit your health. Here, learn what you need to know about the Paleo Diet.

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.

The 90/10 weight-loss plan is a relatively balanced, low-calorie plan. See the pros and cons of this diet strategy.

The Richard Simmons diet is personalized by Richard Simmons himself. Learn what to expect, what you'll eat and the effectiveness of this diet plan.