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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.

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Dukan Diet: What You Need to Know

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?


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

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

Special Diet Designed to Lower Blood Pressure Can Also Fight Gout

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.

10 Surprising Things That Affect Your Weight Besides Food and Exercise

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.

How Elimination Diets Work

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?

What's the worst fad diet ever?

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.

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.

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!

The Lean, Green Supermodel Diet Anyone Can Do

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?

5 Healthy, Effective Diets

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

You on a Diet: What You Need to Know

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