25/10/2013 13:40 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

The Question: Do You Diet?

Diets - do they work and are you on one? This was our question to the women of London this week, because what other girls eat is pretty fascinating.

Some people catch the dieting bug early on and spend their teens onwards carefully counting calories and outlawing carbs, while others simply know what's healthy and base their diet on that.

For many, diets are the trick to getting into that special occasion dress, while some think there are no short cuts.

We talked to 10 women about diets and how they feel about food - here's what they said...