Whether your goal is to lose 10, 20, 50, or 100 pounds, beginning a weight-loss journey is a huge undertaking filled with highs and lows (and we’re not just talking about the numbers on the scale). Alison Massey, RD, director of diabetes education at Mercy Medical Center in New York, shares what you can expect.
Contrary to diet myths, you don’t need to starve to lose weight. Bringing your own healthy snacks will ensure you don’t hit the vending machine when cravings strike.
We know dinner with friends is a fallback, but think active: Take a dance class, go for a walk, throw a Frisbee, you get the idea.