Take the Diet Quiz

Weight management is a growing concern in this country. Six out of every 10 Americans are overweight or obese. At any given time, millions of people are trying to lose weight. Each year, billions of dollars are spent on weight-loss products and services, from diet books to shoe inserts. Learn more about diets and weight loss by taking this quiz, based on information from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Weight-control Information Network (WIN).

1. How much weight loss is a safe and reasonable goal?

The Volumetrics Diet 

With a focus on foods that keep you feeling full, the Volumetrics diet is not your typical deprivation diet.

Will the Ornish Diet Help You? 

Detailed information on soy allergies, including how to read a label for a soy-free diet and other potential sources of soy or soy products.

Is Gluten-Free Healthy? 

It’s easy to find gluten-free desserts and snacks, and bad advice about avoiding wheat, which provides fiber. Gluten-free doesn’t always mean healthy.

Understanding the Ketogenic Diet  

What is a ketogenic diet? This high-fat diet actually helps you lose weight and increase brainpower by helping your body burn ketones for fuel. Learn how.