1. Write down what you eat for one week, and you will lose weight
And a University of Tennessee study found that people who cut calories a day and ate yogurt three times a day for 12 weeks lost more weight and body fat than a group that only cut the calories. Balance a little cheese with a lot of fruit or salad. Part-skim ricotta cheese has just 39 calories in one ounce, packed with fat-releasing calcium. Other water-rich foods include soups and salads. While avoiding sugar, white rice, and white flour, however, you should eat plenty of whole-grain breads and brown rice. Make one social outing this week an active one. A University of Vermont study found that online weight-loss buddies help you keep the weight off.
2. Add 10 percent to the amount of daily calories you think you’re eating
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