Losing weight can certainly seem daunting, especially if you’re just starting out. So many factors play into an effective weight loss plan. And, there are hundreds of different diets for losing weight—some worse than others. If your goal is to lose weight, forget these deprivation dieting fads. Research shows that making small changes—not giant leaps—is the best way to get substantial weight loss results.
To learn more about the small changes you can make in your diet to lose weight for summer, we spoke with Leah Johnston, a registered dietitian, Trista Best, a registered dietitian at Balance One Supplements, and Mary Sabat, a nutritionist and personal trainer. They agree that eating more probiotic-rich foods, making your food at home, and avoiding processed foods are great little tweaks you can make in your diet for