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What You Should Know About Popular Diets

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

This information may help you make changes in your daily eating and physical activity habits so that you improve your well-being and reach or maintain a healthy weight.

Federal Trade Commission

Discover the truth about quick and easy weight loss claims before you spend money on products that promise fast and easy results.

Federal Trade Commission

Find out how to evaluate weight loss and fitness claims before you buy products or services that claim to make it fast or easy to slim down or shape up.

HHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

When it comes to weight loss, there's no lack of fad diets promising fast results. But such diets limit your nutritional intake, can be unhealthy, and tend to fail in the long run.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Weight-control Information Network

Figure out where to start when it comes to choosing and evaluating a weight loss program.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. Office of Dietary Supplements

This fact sheet describes what’s known about the safety and effectiveness of many ingredients that are commonly used in weight-loss dietary supplements.

North Dakota State University Extension Service

This publication will give you a head start in making a rational decision about the nutrition and health information you see.