Diet Research and Studies Directory
Diet research and studies help nutritionists and doctors determine the health benefits of foods and supplements. This helps us lead healthier lives every day. Clinical trials help by providing access to experimental tests and treatments. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how diet research and studies are conducted and how to participate in clinical trials.
Anne Fletcher’s Thin for Life Diet Review
“Thin for Life” looks to those who have maintained significant weight loss for tips and recipes. Find out if this diet may be right for you.
The Weigh Down Diet Review: Praying to Lose Weight?
“The Weigh Down Diet” says it uses prayer to help with weight loss. Find out more about this diet plan.
Brown Fat Revolution Diet Review
Read about “The Brown Fat Revolution” to find out if this diet is for you.
Instinct Diet Plan Review: Stages, Foods, and More
The Instinct Diet claims it teaches you how and what to eat to change your cravings. In this review, find out more.
Do Men Lose Weight Faster Than Women?
The answer is not as simple as yes or no. Find out why.
Diet vs. Exercise: The Truth About Weight Loss
Which is more effective at shedding pounds? You may be surprised.
Vitamins: Separating Fact From Fiction
We all know that vitamins and minerals are essential to good health -- it says so right there on the cereal box.
What Your Parents Got Wrong About Food
Update your parental advice on food, such as using dessert as a reward.
Life After Extreme Weight Loss
Massive weight loss can reverse disease and save lives, but it does come with some costs.
What Counts More, Diet or Exercise?
An expert talks about what’s more important in weight loss: diet or exercise.
The Skinny on What Can Make You Fat
An expert explains high fructose corn syrup and its effects on weight gain.
Food Additives Effects on Kids
Health officials urge families to limit the amount of processed foods.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Bad Foods that Help You Lose Weight
See which tempting foods can actually help you lose weight and keep it off.
Slideshow: 10 Ways to Control Your Eating
Do you have control of your eating? Find out how a few simple tweaks can make healthy eating a whole lot easier.
Slideshow: 24 Ways to Lose Weight Without Dieting
Surprising weight loss tips can help you slim down without starving or following a complicated diet. Photos show each strategy at a glance.
Slideshow: Food Cravings That Wreck Your Diet
Dreaming of something creamy or crunchy, sweet or salty? Food cravings are a risk to your waistline. Check out our slideshow for better choices.
Quiz: Diet Dos and Don’ts -- What Really Helps You Lose Weight?
Try this quiz to test your knowledge of weight loss, diet dos and don’ts, what to eat, when to eat, how to track your progress, and more.
Fat Facts Quiz: Test Your Knowledge
Test your diet IQ with this quiz about different types of fat and fats.
Quiz: Don't Be Fooled by Food Labels
Do you know how to read a food label? WebMD shows you what words like "natural" and "organic" really mean.
Sugars & Sweeteners Quiz: Test Your Sugar Smarts
Test your sugar IQ to see how much you know about the different types of sugar and sweeteners.
7 Ways to Get Your Diet off to a Good Start
Beginning a diet to lose weight and improve health is a worthy goal, but it can be a bit overwhelming. There are bound to be challenges whenever you start something new, especially when it involves something you do several times each day -- like eating and drinking.
Slow Down, You Eat Too Fast
Eat less and enjoy it more with mindful eating
Diet Myth or Truth: Chewing Gum for Weight Loss
Can chewing gum really help you cut calories and lose weight? WebMD gives you the facts on chewing gum and weight loss.
50 Ways to Lose Your Love Handles
Weight loss really can be as simple as shaving 100 calories per day.