2013-01-30 / Local & State

Tips To Lose Weight And Keep It Off

In the midst of an obesity epidemic, it’s easy to ignore that little bit of extra weight you may be carrying around. But experts warn that any amount of excess fat tissue around the middle can boost your risk for serious health issues like heart disease, diabetes and more.

And unfortunately, there are no really easy solutions when it comes to sustained weight loss.

“Fad diets promising a quick fix may help you drop weight quickly, but these programs can do more harm than good,” says Dr. Jen Sacheck, Associate Professor of Nutrition at Tufts University and co-author of the new book, “Thinner this Year: A Diet and Exercise Program for Living Strong, Fit, and Sexy.”

Sacheck, along with moti-

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