Experts Weigh in on How to Lose Weight — and Keep It Off
When it comes to weight loss, there really is no "one size fits all" approach to getting to where you want to be — whether you're focused on dropping pounds and trimming inches or simply feeling better in your skin. But there are a few standard tips and tricks that experts generally rely on when helping their patients and clients meet their goals.
At the most basic level, "Weight loss is a reduction of calories in versus calories out," Dr. Lauren Green, assistant professor in neurology at the University of Southern California and registered dietitian, told POPSUGAR. So if we eat less and exercise more, we will lose weight. But there's also a lot more to it than that.
To give you the full picture, we also talked with Dr. Sriram Machineni, director of the Medical Weight Clinic at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and assistant professor at UNC's School of Medicine, and Liz Weinandy, registered dietitian at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, OH, for their insight on the topic.
Read on for what these three medical professionals had to say about what we can all do to achieve a healthier lifestyle.