Tip 5: Weigh yourself and log your progress.
The age-old advice to step on the scale at least once a week boosts pound-shedding success. Daily weigh-ins work, too—the important thing is that you start to notice if the numbers are going up, down or staying the same. The EatingWell menu planner has a weight-tracking feature or take note in your food diary.
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