Weight Loss

By making smart choices and knowing the strategies for success, you can lose weight and keep it off for good.

Losing weight starts with healthy eating: making better food choices at every meal and snack. In this section, you'll learn the basics of a low-calorie meal plan, how to jump-start your metabolism, and how to drop a few pounds in a quick and healthy way. Discover my best tricks for losing weight — and plotting your own path to good health.
 

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3 Ways to Break Through a Weight-Loss Plateau

Scale not budging? Try these effective tips.

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Strategies to Overcome Emotional Eating

Do you turn to food when dealing with stress, anger, or other emotions that are too difficult or painful to address head-on? Instead of numbing yourself with food, try these tips. 

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Stop the Negative Self-Talk

One of the worst patterns a dieter can fall into is negative self-talk. Find out how an attitude adjustment can give your weight loss a boost.  

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How Can I Shrink My Thighs?

Whether it's your thighs, belly, orarms, most of us have body parts we'd love to make over. Find out if spot-reducing is an option. 

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A Simple Trick to Tame Your Appetite

One of my favorite weight-loss tools takes the focus off of what you eat and puts it squarely on how much you eat. It's called the hunger scale, and all it requires is that you rate your hunger before, during and after eating.

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Sneaky Ways to Burn More Calories

Modern conveniences may help simplify life, but they also make staying active difficult. Before formal exercise training became popular, people stayed in shape simply by moving more throughout the day. Remember, the little things you do to improve your fitness level really do add up.

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4 Metabolism-Boosting Steps

Our metabolism naturally slows down as we get older, but these 4 steps can help. Optimize your daily calorie burn!

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9 Simple Steps to Your Little Black Dress

Look smashing and slim at your next special occasion with these fat-blasting tips. Follow these 9 simple weight-loss steps.

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10 Surprising Fat-Blasting Strategies

There are plenty of extra steps you can take to increase your chances of weight-loss success. Discover unexpected tips for dropping pounds.

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12 Skinny Foods to Help You Slim Down Fast

Looking for creative nibbles to enhance your weight loss efforts? Give these 12 tasty, diet-friendly foods a try!

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11 Ways to Rev Your Weight-Loss Engine

Looking to increase your chances of weight-loss success? Boost your metabolism with these tricks. 
 

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7 Secrets to Losing Weight and Keeping It Off

In "The Joy Fit Club: Cookbook, Diet Plan, and Inspiration," I share effective weight loss tricks from my most successful dieters. Give these effective strategies a try. 

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8 Clever Diet Tricks From Weight Loss Superstars

Here are unique diet and exercise tips that really work, straight from the real-life success stories in my book, "The Joy Fit Club." Get started today!

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Healthy Foods That Pack on the Pounds

Could you be derailing your diet without even knowing it? Here are eight healthy foods that can actually make you gain weight. Check out my tips for how to replace them with lower-calorie options.

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Top Belly-Slimming Foods

While no one food can flatten a flabby belly, there are some strategic nibbles that can help reduce bloat. Here's how to get in swimsuit shape by summertime.

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10 Skinny Foods for 2013

Looking for creative and slimming ways to fulfill your New Year's resolution or shed unwanted holiday padding? Here are 10 tasty bites that will help you stay full and satisfied while enhancing your weight loss efforts.