Fad Diets Directory
Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about fad diets, why they may or may not work (and for how long), and much more.
Review of HCG for Weight Loss: Injections and Drops
Can taking HCG help you lose weight? Read the review and find out the truth about HCG.
Hormone Diet Plan Review: Phases, Foods, and More
Will eating foods to regulate your hormones make you lose weight? Read The Hormone Diet review to find out.
Grapefruit Diet Plan Review: Does It Work?
Is the grapefruit diet a plan that is healthy or safe? WebMD reviews the pros and cons of this fad diet.
French Women Don’t Get Fat Diet Review
Get the scoop on the French Women Don’t Get Fat diet. Does it work? What can you eat?
Fad Diets Are a Scam
There are no shortcuts when it comes to weight loss. Don't fall for those quick fix fad diets.
Can You Really Control Where You Lose fat?
Are crunches worth it if you can't see results? Learn how your body loses fat.
Celebrity Fitness Secrets
Keep your body famously fit with advice from celebrity fitness pros.
What's Your Diet Deficit?
Many fad diets leave out more than the carbs, fat, or extra calories.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: 10 Diet Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
Learn 10 common diet mistakes that may be preventing you from losing weight. Avoid these diet blunders and watch the pounds disappear.
Slideshow: 10 Ways to Speed Up Your Metabolism
Try these 10 tips to increase raise the rate at which you burn calories and lose weight.
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 Top Health Questions Answered
Should you go gluten-free? Is drinking tap water safe? Which is worse for you: real sugar or high fructose corn syrup? Do vaccinations cause autism? Get answers to today’s biggest health questions.
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.
Quiz: Test Your Nutrition IQ
Take this quiz to find out how much you know about dietary guidelines.
Step Diet: Count Steps, Not Calories
The Step Diet is about counting the steps you take each day, not the calories you eat. Find out what's in the plan, how it works, and if the experts think it's safe.
The Eat-Clean Diet: Diet Review
Kathleen Zelman, MPH, RD, reviews The Eat-Clean Diet by Tosca Reno.
Diet Review: The Diet Solution
WebMD's director of nutrition, Kathleen Zelman, MPH, RD, reviews The Diet Solution.
The Truth About White Foods
White foods – "bad carbs" like white-flour baked goods and sugar – have been blamed for America's obesity epidemic. Should you kiss them goodbye if you want to lose weight and eat healthfully?