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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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.

By Alia Hoyt

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

By Shaun Chavis

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.

By Melanie Radzicki McManus


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?

By Laurel House

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

By Maria Trimarchi

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.

By Kevin P. Allen

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.

By Brion O'Connor


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?

By Tom Scheve

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

By Tom Scheve

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.

By Contributors

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.

By Robynne Boyd


A diet low in fat and filled with vegetables can lead to a healthy body, mind and life. Learn how you can incorporate vegetables and foods that are low in fat into your diet.

By Elizabeth Scherer

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

By the Editors of Publications International, Ltd.

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.

By the Editors of Publications International, Ltd.

The rationale behind Shapiro's diet is one found in several other diet plans -- it's the calorie concentration of foods that is the key to controlling weight. See how this diet works.

By the Editors of Publications International, Ltd.


So you've been diagnosed with celiac disease. Now it's time to cut the gluten from your diet -- no wheat, barley and rye, for starters. What's the best way to navigate a gluten-free existence?

By Molly Edmonds

Take a pill. Lose weight. Watch the jaws drop at your high school reunion. If only it were that easy. With Hydroxycut it is! At least, that's what the ads say.

By Sarah Siddons

Everybody needs liquid. In fact, your body can survive longer without solids than without liquids, as we need water more than we need food. But can you survive on only liquids?

By Sarah Siddons

What if a diet came along that promised to target stubborn belly fat, but said you don't have to exercise and that dessert of dark chocolate is just fine? That's exactly what the Flat Belly Diet promises. But does it really work?

By Elizabeth Abbess


Although the name may sound peculiar, the DASH diet is a great way to lose weight, lower your blood pressure and increase your overall health by incorporating healthful foods into your diet.

By Rosalind Jackson

You've seen the ads and heard all the hype. NutriSystem seems to subtract the hard work from the weight-loss equation -- but is it too good to be true?

By Olivia Page

Sugar Busters burst onto the diet scene during the low-carb craze of the mid-'90s. Do its rules still hold up today?

By Claribel Pope

The cabbage soup diet works quickly, but it cuts out nutrients along with calories. And how long can you last eating only 1,000 calories a day?

By Elizabeth Abbess


For centuries, certain cultures -- especially those in China and Japan -- have been drinking tea for its health benefits. Among tea choices, green tea has been especially noted for its positive antioxidant, anticarcinogenic and metabolic properties.

By Sarah Siddons

If you spend any time watching TV or reading magazines, you've seen hundreds of ads for different weight-loss schemes, from eating baby food to cutting out carbs. The hCG diet is one of the newest diet fads on the block. Does this one actually work?

By Tom Scheve