Dieting is one way for an obese person to lose weight. The Websters Third New International Dictionary describes dieting as, "The intake of food or drink according to prescribed rules." Many different types of diets can and are used. The Atkins, SouthBeach, Weight Watchers, and several others are mentioned on this site. Above are links to the pages on our website dealing with diets. We hope that this segment of our site will provide useful information.