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Get practical real life tips to help with your diet and weight loss goals.

Practical concerns

Everyone knows the key to losing weight is to eat less and exercise more. Sounds simple enough, but in the context of real life and its demands, it can be anything but simple. So how do successful losers do it? Here are 15 top diet tips.

The nutrition information panels on food labels are intended to give you information about the specific packaged food in question - but what do the terms mean?

One of the key ways to lose weight and maintain a healthy weight is through portion control. However many people underestimate how many calories they consume each day.

Brown fat burns energy to produce heat.

The amount of calories in your burger depends on a number of factors.

Now, keep it off!

Does your weight keep going up and down? Weight cycling is the repeated loss and regain of body weight. When it is the result of dieting, it is called "yo-yo" dieting.

Avoid common diet traps that cause people to re-gain weight.

Before you get started on a weight loss programme, consider the following tips.

Are you an emotional eater? Many of us learn that food can bring comfort, at least in the short-term. As a result, we often turn to food to heal emotional problems.

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