Losing weight can be complicated if you choose for it to be, or it can be as simple as 5, 4, 3, 2, 1…

If you stick to these five critical steps, you will be sure to lose weight in a healthy, effective, and sustainable way. Don’t let weight loss become so over-complicated that you end up ditching the diet just because it’s too much hassle to stick to.

If you follow these 5 steps, you will be well on your way to creating healthy habits, and the healthy lifestyle you want to live. These are things that pretty much everyone can pull off no matter how busy your schedule is.

Here are some numbers to live by if you want to get trim and slim the ‘easy’ way.

5 Servings of veggies per day

If you care about your health and bodyweight AT ALL then you should be eating five servings of vegetables per day.

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Usually diets include vegetables AND fruit, but I recommend five servings of VEGETABLES, and fruit can be a bonus. Vegetables are critical to driving your weight down while keeping your body healthy because they are full of nutrients, while being low in calories. So eat them regularly.

What does one serving look like? It’s about the size of your closed fist.

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Click page 2 below for more crucial numbers on the road to successful weight loss!

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