What we eat every day is our diet and it is one of the most important contributing factors to maintaining a healthy life, in both body and mind. We often follow a specific diet to control our body weight to improve our physical condition or to prevent or treat a disease.

Listed below are some of the most common or popular diets used to control body weight. Before following any diet it is important that you fully understand the diet and it is also recommended that you seek professional advice before starting on one.