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.
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.
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.
Healthy Eating: Getting Support When Changing Your Eating Habits
Having the support of people close to you is an important part of changing your eating habits.
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.
How to Stick With Your New Heart-Healthy Diet
Learn how to stick with big, heart-healthy diet changes.
Food Additives Effects on Kids
Health officials urge families to limit the amount of processed foods.
Life After Extreme Weight Loss
Massive weight loss can reverse disease and save lives, but it does come with some costs.
The Skinny on What Can Make You Fat
An expert explains high fructose corn syrup and its effects on weight gain.
What Counts More, Diet or Exercise?
An expert talks about what’s more important in weight loss: diet or exercise.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: U.S. News & World Report Releases Its Annual List of Best Diets
An annual list of the most successful diets for weight loss and healthy eating. A look at programs like DASH, TLC, Mediterranean, Weight Watchers, and other popular plans.
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: Bad Foods that Help You Lose Weight
See which tempting foods can actually help you lose weight and keep it off.
Quiz: Best & Worst Foods for Belly Fat
Do you know which foods are best and worst for belly fat? Test your knowledge with this quiz, and learn how to eat for a slimmer waistline.
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.
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.
Fat Facts Quiz: Test Your Knowledge
Test your diet IQ with this quiz about different types of fat and fats.
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.