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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How to Succeed at Intermittent Fasting

Your friends might be talking up this way of eating and have you curious as to whether it may work for you. We talk to the experts to find out, as well as give you our personal experience.

The Keto Craze: Does the Diet Live Up to the Hype?

The keto diet is high in fat and low in carbs — ideal for quick weight loss, but not necessarily for keeping it off.

Time-restricted Eaters Lose Weight Even Without Changing Diet

A small study found that just by eating breakfast later and dinner earlier, people could lose twice as much body fat as those who did not. But could they stick with this diet?

Is Lectin-free the New Gluten-free?

A lectin-free diet bans beans, grains and even some veggies. So is this the next cure-all fad diet?

Hold the Gluten? Here’s Why That May Not Be a Good Idea

New research shows going gluten free may not be all it's cracked up to be.

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

It's a popular dieting trend but in this 2017 long-term study, the first of its kind, 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 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.

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?

LA Weight Loss: What You Need to Know

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.

Smart for Life: What You Need to Know

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.

What are the craziest diet trends of all time?

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.

What are the dangers of the hCG diet?

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.

Mayo Clinic Diet: What You Need to Know

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?

P90X Diet: What You Need to Know

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

How much does the hCG diet cost?

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.

Does the hCG diet produce lasting results?

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.

10 Diets That Just Don't Work

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.