Learn how to evaluate claims made by weight loss products and diets. Find information to choose weight loss strategies that are healthy, effective and safe for you.
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.
Learn information about the human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) diet.
Review the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) warnings and public notifications before starting a weight loss supplement.
Discover what research says about the safety and effectiveness of detoxes and cleanses for weight loss.
Ask yourself these 9 questions when reviewing new research studies.
Do you learn about new health research from the news or media? Use these tips to make sure you're getting the facts.
Get the facts on probiotics, including what they are and how they work in the body.
Learn about fasting diets and why this fad may not be safe or realistic.
Discover where to start when choosing and evaluating a weight loss program.
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.
When do you need a gluten-free diet? What foods contain gluten? Get the answers here.
This fact sheet describes what’s known about the safety and effectiveness of many ingredients that are commonly used in weight-loss dietary supplements.
Learn what signs to look for when considering a diet or weight loss program.
Watch this video to learn how to spot false promises in weight loss ads.
What is mindful eating? How can you try it at home? Read this handout to find out!
This publication will give you a head start in making a rational decision about the nutrition and health information you see.