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The WebMD Diet Guide is your ally on your journey to your ideal weight -– with timely, credible healthy eating and weight loss information; unbiased reports on diet plans from A to Z; personalized tools for counting calories, assessing your diet, and evaluating portion sizes; and much more.

Weight Loss Basics

Time to make some changes in your diet? If it's time to lose weight, get motivation here.

Deciding to Lose Weight Deciding to Lose Weight How Much Should I Weigh?

Struggling with extra weight and feeling frustrated? Learn about the many health benefits from losing just 10% of your body weight.

Is Your Weight Loss Goal Realistic?

Learn why losing weight slowly is best for long-term results. Discover how to adopt new behaviors, like eating less and exercising more, to boost weight loss.

How to Lose Weight Fast

If you want to be the next “biggest loser” -- and do it fast -- you have to read these rapid weight loss safety tips.

Popular Diet Plans

Heard about the newest diet trends? We've got reviews of all the popular diet plans to help you decide what's right for you.

Choosing a Weight Loss Program

Learn what to look for when selecting a weight loss program. Discover how to stick with the program once you get going.

Get the Truth About Fad Diets

Get the real facts about fad diets, and learn some healthy weight loss strategies that really work.

Can a High-Protein Diet Help You Lose Weight?

Discover how high-protein diets may help you lose weight and feel full. Find out the best sources of protein for weight loss.

Review All Popular Diet Plans A-Z

Which diet plan is right for you? See reviews of all the popular plans.

Diet Pills

Learn all about prescription diet pills. Find out if weight loss drugs may help you and learn about serious problems that can arise.

Herbal Weight Loss Supplements

Because of the uncertainty of the ingredients in weight loss supplements, the FDA strongly recommends that you talk to your health care provider before trying them.

Weight Loss Strategies

Whether it's keeping the weight off or managing cravings, get tips for reaching and keeping your weight loss goals. 

Diet Tips Diet Tips Diet Makeover Health Check

Will you be a diet success story? Assess your diet goals and plan.

Top 10 Habits That Can Help You Lose Weight

Discover the top 10 habits that can help you stay on a diet and lose pounds fast.

Weight Loss Surgery Weight Loss Surgery Is Weight Loss Surgery for You?

Thinking about weight loss surgery? Learn what steps you must take before this surgery can be a reality.

Weight Loss Surgery Slideshow

See pictures of what happens during weight loss surgery and what results to expect.

Tools and Calculators

These tools will help you assess your weight, track your food calories and activity calories burned, and learn about portion sizes. 

BMI Calculator

The BMI Plus Calculator is an innovative health and weight calculator that gives personal results on 6 different weight and fitness measurements.

Food and Fitness Planner

Set your own personal goals and WebMD's Food and Fitness Planner will help you manage and achieve the healthy weight and lifestyle you're looking for.

Calorie Counter

Find nutrition facts including calories, fat, carbohydrates, protein, sugar, fiber in over 37,000 foods and beverages.

Portion Size Plate

Portion control is a critical part of successful weight loss and weight management. The WebMD Portion Size Plate gives you easy-to-understand guidelines to help you avoid some common portion-size pitfalls.

Diet Support

Get answers to your diet and nutrition questions by talking to our experts as well as to people who are trying to eat more healthfully. Also, visit other web sites that offer diet and nutrition information.

WebMD Message Boards and Blogs WebMD Message Boards and Blogs Expert Message Boards and Blogs

Looking for diet tips straight from experts and others looking to eat healthier and possibly drop some extra pounds while they're at it? You've come to the right place!

Organizations

Read through the WebMD Healthy Eating & Diet guide and still looking for more? There's a wealth of resources at your fingertips!

Healthy Recipe Finder

Browse our collection of healthy, delicious recipes, from WebMD and Eating Well magazine.

Top searches: Chicken, Chocolate, Salad, Desserts, Soup

Heart Rate Calculator

Ensure you're exercising hard enough to get a good workout, but not strain your heart.

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