Weight Loss Tips

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Losing weight can be as simple as cutting out one teaspoon of sugar in your morning coffee or forgoing that extra slice of bread with your dinner.

To lose a pound of fat a month, assuming your intake and expenditure of all other calories remains the same, all you need to do is cut 100 calories a day from your diet. That’s because a pound of body fat is equivalent to about 3,500 calories. So if you cut 100 calories a day for 31 days, you’re cutting 3,100 calories or about a pound.

If you’re concerned that this pace is not fast enough, consider that research shows you’re more likely to keep weight off if you lose it slowly. In addition, it doesn’t take a Herculean effort to make changes so it doesn’t feel as though your on a diet to begin with.

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