It's a simple fact. You gain weight when the calories you consume are greater than your body's needs. When you consume fewer calories and increase physical activity, you lose weight.
Before you start on a low-calorie diet, review the Basic Principles for a Healthy Lifestyle.
As a general rule, nutritionists recommend not trying to lose more than a pound a week. Making simple, healthy lifestyle changes produces gradual weight loss that can be maintained. Drastic weight loss often results in re-gaining weight because it's hard to keep up the pace over a lifetime.
Get to know how many calories are in the foods you eat and to understand portion size.
Try these tips to make satisfying, low-calorie meals. With the delicious flavor of low-calorie Kikkoman Soy Sauce, you'll never feel deprived of great taste!