Losing weight: What works?

By Mayo Clinic Staff

If you need to lose weight, take simple steps to improve your chances of long-term success: 1. Make a commitment. Focus on all the good things about losing weight. 2. Get emotional support. 3. Be realistic. Aim to lose 1 to 2 pounds (0.5 to 1 kilogram) a week. 4. Learn to enjoy healthier foods. 5. Get and stay active.

Jul. 17, 2013 See more In-depth

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