The Zone

This diet is based on a theory that excess insulin, a hormone that helps control blood sugar levels, makes us gain weight and keep it on. By regulating blood sugar levels with a balance of carbohydrates, fats and proteins at every meal, the body burns fat more...

Vegetarian / Vegan

Vegetarian diets restrict eating meat for moral, spiritual, environmental or health reasons. A vegan diet restricts all animal products including eggs, dairy products and honey and sometimes restricts other products tested on animals or derived from animals, such as...

South Beach

Developed by a cardiologist from this fashionable beach town, this diet is similar to other low-carb diets but offers a unique approach by distinguishing the right kinds of carbohydrates and fats and puts emphasis on lean proteins.


Translated literally, macrobiotics means “great life.” The philosophy is based on eating only natural foods and balancing yin and yang in the body. The idea is to live within the natural order of life.Raw FoodRaw or living food diets are based on eating unprocessed...

DNA Diet

The DNA diet is a customized approach to eating, which offers specific recommendations for food based on the results of genetic testing. The idea spun out of the Human Genome Project, which identified nearly 25,000 genes in the human body.