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.
GMOs: Food for Thought
Do foods from genetically engineered organisms belong in your belly? Find out the basic facts so you can make informed decisions about your health.
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.
Brown Fat Revolution Diet Review
Read about “The Brown Fat Revolution” to find out if this diet is for you.
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.
Is Your Diet Aging You? Principles of an Anti-Aging Diet
WebMD discusses the diet habits that may help you stay as young as possible inside and out.
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.
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.
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: 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: 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: 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.
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.
Fat Facts Quiz: Test Your Knowledge
Test your diet IQ with this quiz about different types of fat and fats.
Quiz: Test Your Nutrition IQ
Take this quiz to find out how much you know about dietary guidelines.
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.