Weight Loss Tips from Consumer Reports

1.  Stop Drinking Calories
The obvious place to start is to eliminate non diet sodas. Some people even think diet sodas can add to weight gain. (Some suggest the bloating causes one to crave more food, and some think the artificial sweetness keeps one from craving natural sweets like fruit.....the body craves super sweet foods instead.)  Also remember to count the calories in helthy foods like juice and milk.

2.  Eat More Protein
No one is quite sure, but high protein foods tend to be more satiating.  Just remember to eat a balanced diet or you might have food cravings of another sort.

3.  Eat More Fiber
Like foods with protein, foods that are naturally high in fiber tend to fill one up.

4.  Avoid Temptation
Food companies have spent a fortune on making food that is addictive by adding lots of salt or sugar... to foods. This causes other food to seem bland.  If you find certain food to be addictive....avoid it .... particularly at home.

5.  Add 2,000 Steps a Day
That is about 20 to 25 minutes a day of walking.   Check out this walking pedometer comparison.

6.  Cut Your Screen Time
Quit watching so much TV and  walk away from the computer. (That is why this site specializes in  charts that help you to get your ideal body.....less time on the computer and more time exercising.

7.  Avoid the Weight Loss Pills
"The safe,effective long-term weight-loss pill remains elusive"

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