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Via: blackdoctor.org

The most basic way to lose weight is to consume fewer calories. Did you know that there are some very easy ways to drop up to a pound  a week – just by trimming 500 calories each day?

Give these 15 easy, healthy tips a try for …

Listen To Your Body

One of the best ways to cut calories is to eat slowly, and pay attention to how full you feel. Put down your fork when you’re satisfied, not when you’re full. This little healthy habit can save you 500 calories a day.

Learn How To Say “Small, Please!”

At your coffee shop (unless you’re ordering a regular cup of coffee), at the ice cream shop, etc., order the smaller size. Even if you indulge in your favorite full-fat flavor, you’ll save as many as 550 calories.

Sleep, Sleep, Sleep

A lack of rest can make you snack, new research from the University of Chicago shows. People who got only 5 1/2 hours of sleep ate more during the day.

Give Up Soda

A 12-ounce soft drink has about 150 to 180 calories, plus, experts are becoming more and more concerned by the health hazards associated with many of the ingredients in most sodas. If you drink two or three a day, you’re getting lots of extra calories…and increasing other health risks. As an alternative, drinking sparkling water with a splash of juice.

Eat More Eggs & Soup

For breakfast, eat 2 boiled or poached eggs.  Why? You’ll feel fuller and eat about 416 fewer calories the rest of the day.

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