20 Tricks to Stay Slim Without Thinking About It

Getting in shape doesn’t have to mean tracking everything from calories to ingredient labels


People are obsessed with health and fitness, but more than a third of American adults (78.6 million people), and just about a fifth of children between 2 and 19 years old (12.7 million), are overweight or obeseaccording to the Journal of American Medicine.[slideshow:101549]

Losing extra inches around the waist and thighs takes time, dedication, and consistency. But you have to start somewhere. The sooner you see results, the more motivated you are to continue your healthy journey. The good news is that you can do a lot to feel less puffy by the end of the day.

Eating better is not rocket science; a lot of factors need to be considered. People have individual preferences and very different schedules. But certain tips are universal.

A healthy diet and active lifestyle are what sheds pounds and keeps them off. This is the foundation of staying in shape. But there are many ways, some quite surprising, to achieve the ultimate goal. And many don’t require struggling with dieting, cravings and a sweet tooth.

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