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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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.

By Maria Trimarchi

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.

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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.

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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.

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The volumetrics diet is a healthful one that encourages the consumption of more plant foods. See the volumetrics diet plan and how well it 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

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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

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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

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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

Whether it's referred to as the Special K Diet or the Special K Challenge, the point of this diet plan is to limit the dieter's caloric intake in order to kick start weight loss.

By Rosalind Jackson

You know there are certain people who go into detox in order to rid themselves of certain addictions, and one of those addictions could be to food.

By Rosalind Jackson

Do you know your blood type? You're going to need to before you even consider trying the blood type diet, which specifies unique dietary plans for each different type of blood.

By Elizabeth Abbess

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Known for its simplicity, the Zone diet has become a heavy weight in a world of aspiring lightweights. It promises to help you lose weight while increasing your energy level and mental acuity at the same time.

By Elizabeth Abbess

Whether you're looking to shed just a few or several pounds, you're probably planning to go on a diet. But which one should you choose? Learn about the South Beach diet to see if it's right for you.

By Rosalind Jackson

The Atkins diet paperback has been on the New York Times bestseller list for over 350 weeks. No wonder it seems like almost everyone is on the Atkins diet. Originally a diet craze in the 1970s, the Atkins program has made an amazing comeback.

By Allison Klein