The sugar free diet is linked to celebrities who exclude all types of sugar, and often other carbohydrates too - but is it healthy?
There is no miracle drug for losing weight. However, for people who are very overweight or obese, there is one drug that can help them lose some weight but only if they are also following a low- calorie diet and exercise programme.
There is no single Cabbage Soup diet, but multiple versions which have been circulating for years. It's a strict, very low calorie diet for quick weight loss and it's not a healthy way to lose weight.
The Glycaemic Index (GI) diet was designed to help people with diabetes control their blood sugar levels. But can it help with weight loss?
The Caveman diet, also called the Paleolithic (or Paleo), Stone Age, Hunter Gatherer or Warrior Diet, is a plan based on eating plants (but not cereals) with meat, eggs and fish, thought to be similar to the diet cavemen may have eaten around 10,000 years ago.
The premise of the Grapefruit Diet is based on an alleged 'magical' ingredient in grapefruits, that, when eaten with protein, theoretically triggers fat burning and causes weight loss
How many calories in a burger meal? The amount of calories in your burger depends on a number of factors.
Brown fat, or brown adipose tissue (BAT), burns energy to produce heat.
What is the Martha's Vineyard Diet Detox diet and does it work? We ask the experts.
Your doctor can work with you to help you lose weight, but you may need to start the conversation during your next appointment. These questions may help begin the discussion.
The Special K diet plan has now evolved to become an online Personalised Meal Plan.
You know you're not supersize, but how do you know if you are fat or overweight?
What is a calorie counter? How do you count calories? How does counting calories help with weight loss? Get the answers here.
The Japan Diet focuses on the traditional Japanese style of eating, including recipes that focus on soups, fresh vegetables and grilled fish.
There are very few scientific studies into the effects of cortisol blockers on weight, and there is no evidence that they can effectively promote weight loss in otherwise healthy people.
Body wraps are often used for weight loss, although experts suggest any benefit is only temporary.
The Body for Life diet is a 12-week programme that claims to deliver your "best body ever" by promoting weight loss and muscle gain, without leaving you tired and fatigued. What do the experts say?
Taking human growth hormone (HGH) has been touted as another 'miracle' way of losing weight but is it safe and does it work?
The 'alkaline' diet has been around for a while, but is it another 'fad' diet or does it have real implications for improved health and weight loss?
Many people look for sugar alternatives such as Stevia and Splenda to satisfy a sweet tooth while cutting calories.
Raspberry ketones supplements can no longer be sold legally in the UK. In 2014, the Food Standards Agency ruled that raspberry ketones were an unauthorised 'novel food'
Sensa sprinkles were food flakes or crystals made from maltodextrin, tricalcium phosphate, silica and flavours that were designed to make you feel more full to help lose weight.
BootsWebMD explains what the leptin hormone is, how it affects weight and whether leptin supplements are safe or effective.
Losing weight, setting goals and deciding to eat a healthier diet can be hard on your own. These organisations may be able to offer you more information, support and advice.
The Biggest Loser TV show franchise no longer has a UK version - but the diet plan with the same name is still followed by some people through diet books.
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