Overweight is a dangerous problem, since it brings health problems such as diabetes, hypertension and some types of cancer and even death. Just as there are many people who do not put attention to the envelope weight, they are also those who worry and they follow diets, which in many cases can be harmful. Follow diets can be difficult, since it involves change in our food and even our way of life, however diets help us to lose weight and have a better quality of life. The problem with diets is that there are so many and so different that people think that they are all reliable, hence the problem! It is good to follow diets, but you do not trust all. Due to the great demand of diets, there are many without scientific or medical basis that promise to make you lose weight and although you can to achieve it, are harmful to your health. Magical diets are everywhere, on television advertised by celebrities, magazines and even your friends can say them. A diet that has been lately of fashion is the diet of the artichoke, however the Spanish society for the study of obesity (SEEDO) points out that this diet, like all magic, can cause imbalances in your body. Maybe wanting to start with a diet is to go with professionals, which you can guide and present yourself food quality plans that make you lose weight, but at the same time to ensure good health.