How Many Calories Do You Need?
Use these calculators to determine how many calories you need to lose, gain or maintain your weight.
Book Review: The Inflammation-Free Diet Plan
Nutritionist Monica Reinagel wrote "The Inflammation-Free Diet Plan" to explain how the foods you eat may be triggering inflammation and pain.
What You Need to Know About Anti-Inflammatory Foods
Foods that have anti-inflammatory properties and foods that may increase pain. Learn more about the foods that may decrease inflammation in your body.
How to Follow the Mediterranean Diet
Eating a Mediterranean diet may lower your risk of heart disease and cancer. Here are some tips for getting started. Includes links to healthy recipes.
Eat Healthful Foods and Avoid Fad Diets
Fad diets may work in the short term, but they don't work for permanent weight loss. Eat a healthy balanced diet made up of foods that are good for you rather than chasing after fad diets. Here's how to do it.
Weight Management: Follow a Low-Calorie Diet
Low-calories diets are tough, but as long as you plan your diet correctly, you should be able to get enough of the nutrients you need. Here are my instructions for safely following a low-calorie diet.
Do I Have to Avoid Gluten or Dairy Products?
Some fad diets require you to avoid whole food groups,which could lead to eating an unbalanced diet. Eat a balanced diet instead.
What is the Paleolithic Diet?
The Paleolithic Diet followers claim you'll see health benefits and lose weight if you eat like a prehistoric human. Learn more.
What is the Raw Food Diet?
Raw food diets focus on foods that haven't been cooked or processed. Do these diets have any health benefits?
What is a Gluten-Free Diet?
Gluten is a protein found in grains such as wheat, barley, spelt, and rye. Learn about gluten and how to follow a gluten-free diet.
What You Need to Know About the Baby Food Diet
This fad diet is based on eating small portions of baby food for one or two meals each day and finishing up with a regular adult-sized meal. Does it work? Learn more about the baby food diet.
What is an Alkaline Diet?
Proponents of the alkaline diet claim the foods you eat affect the pH of your body and that eating alkaline-forming foods leads to good health.
Healthy Foods: Low-Carb and Low-Fat Diets
Most fad diet fall into either the low-fat or the low-carb categories. I've got a list of some foods are both low-carb and low-fat diets and some links to delicious recipes.
Why Fad Diets Suck
Fad diets promise successful weight loss, but rarely live up to it. They're ineffective at best, and dangerous at worst. Learn more about fad diets what to do instead.