1. Health

How to Lose Weight (Basics)

If you want to lose weight but you're not sure where to start, you've come to the right place. Learn basic skills like how to set up a successful weight loss program, how to eat a healthy diet and control portion sizes and how to count carbohydrates or calories. 
  1. Easy Portion Control Tips (9)
  2. How Many Calories Should I Eat? (12)
  3. How Many Carbs Should I Eat? (5)
  4. How Much Fat Should I Eat? (8)
  5. How Much Protein Should I Eat? (7)
  6. How Much Sugar Should I Eat? (10)
  7. How to Choose the Best Diet (8)
  8. Things to Do Before You Start a Diet (12)
  9. Weight Loss Glossary (0)
  10. Weight Loss Numbers You Need to Know (5)

3 Best Tips for Losing Weight
Do you think you are too busy to lose weight? With three simple steps, you'll learn the basic foundations of nearly every weight loss program and get started on your path to a leaner, healthier you.

How to Lose 10 Pounds
Use these easy steps to lose 5, 7 or 10 pounds and enjoy a slimmer, sleeker body in less time.

The One Thing That All Successful Diets Have in Common
Every diet expert has to admit it - there is one truth behind every diet that works. Do you know what it is?

How to Create Healthy Habits to Lose Weight
Not ready to go on a full-scale diet?  Instead, set up these simple habits to slim down.  If you're already on a diet, they'll make your weight loss journey easier and faster.

10 Ways to Get Your Body Back After Pregnancy
Need a plan to lose the baby weight? Get your body back with one of these celebrity tips, eating plans and simple programs.

How Much Exercise Do I Need To Lose Weight?
You might overestimate the amount of time you need to exercise to lose weight.Find out how many minutes, hours and days you should work out to get the body you want.

How to Lose Weight With Exercise
Learn how to start an exercise program that will meet your weight loss needs. Sign up for this free e-course to get weekly emails with motivation, tips and easy instructions to set up an effective weight loss workout plan.

How Do I Get Motivated?
Learn how to make weight loss a little bit easier by using simple motivational strategies.  These tips and tools will help you lose weight faster and you can use them in other areas of your life as well.

How to Lose Weight to Improve Your Health
Has your doctor told you that you need to lose weight? Weight loss is a common prescription for managing certain medical conditions. Learn how to improve your health, work with your health care team and slim down.

5 Ways to Burn Calories without Exercise
Not ready to start a full-blown workout program? Not losing weight fast enough? Learn how to burn extra calories during the day without doing any extra calories with NEAT, non-exercise activity thermogenesis.

10 Things to Stop Doing if You Want to Lose Weight
Has your weight loss program hit a snag? Do you struggle to take off those extra pounds? Make sure you're not doing any of the things on this list.

Weight Loss Tips to Help Your Family Slim Down
Make weight loss a family affair with easy guides, tips and advice.

How to Sleep Better to Lose Weight
Believe it or not, one of the best ways to lose weight is to sleep well. A well rested body works harder at the gym and is more likely to make better food choices. Learn how to sleep better to lose weight.

6-Step Plan to Lose Weight After a Baby
Follow these simple steps to slim down after you have a child.

3 Reasons You MUST Go On a Diet to Lose Weight
Think diets don't work? Think again! Here's why you need to diet to lose weight and keep it off.

How Often Should I Weigh In?
Do you get on the scale every day? Do you do it every week?  Do you avoid the scale altogether? Find out what experts say about how often you should weight in.

 

You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Discuss in my forum

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.

We comply with the HONcode standard
for trustworthy health
information: verify here.