Top 12 Healthy Weight Loss Tips From Real Women
Healthy Weight Loss Tip: Set Small, Incremental Goals
Create mini milestones you can achieve and celebrate along the way by breaking your healthy weight loss goal into 10-pound blocks.
—Sherrill S. Lewis; pounds lost: 102
Don't Let Yourself Feel Deprived
For continued weight loss success, treat yourself to a small portion of something sweet each day so you won't crave it and binge later.
—Kristen Taylor; pounds lost: 70
Healthy Weight Loss Tip: Downsize Dinner Portions
Healthy Weight Loss Tip: Seek Online Support
Healthy Weight Loss Tip: Give Yourself Incentives
Create rules and rewards for weight loss success. Pay yourself a dollar for each pound lost, then use the money to treat yourself to a new sweater or spa treatment.
—Margaret McHalsky; pounds lost: 45
Healthy Weight Loss Tip: Find a Community of Like-Minded People
Join a weight loss support group. If you're struggling with emotional eating, seek a program that offers stress-management techniques like meditating or journaling.
—Lorna Bennett; pounds lost: 93
Healthy Weight Loss Tip: Go With a Pro (And Some Friends)
Healthy Weight Loss Tip: Count Calories
Healthy Weight Loss Tip: No Dinner-Prep Noshing
If you taste food while making dinner, you can take in a huge amount of calories without realizing it; wait until you sit down to eat.
—Marlene Conner; pounds lost: 77