Fad Diets and MisinformationFad Diets: What You May Be Missing
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly American Dietetic Association).
Discusses ways to distinguish a fad diet, including "Ten Red Flags That Signal Bad Nutrition Advice". Site also provides practical and proven strategies for weight loss.
Weight-loss and Nutrition Myths: How Much Do You Really Know?
DHHS. NIH. NIDDK. Weight-Control Information Network.
Provides objective information to help combat misconceptions concerning weight loss, nutrition, and diets.