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56 Ways to Lose Weight Forever, According to Science

Health.com Logo By Christine Mattheis of Health.com | Slide 1 of 57: Losing weight is hard. Losing weight and then keeping it off is even harder. Case in point: 74% of adults in the United States are overweight or obese, and weight loss is a $20 billion industry. All that said, if you're trying to slim down, there's no reason to lose hope. Plenty of studies show that lasting weight loss is not a myth. Work some of the 57 research-backed food, exercise, and lifestyle tips that follow into your routine, and watch the pounds start to come off.RELATED: Why You're Not Losing Belly Fat

The best weight loss tips of all time

Losing weight is hard. Losing weight and then keeping it off is even harder. Case in point: 74% of adults in the United States are overweight or obese, and weight loss is a $20 billion industry. All that said, if you're trying to slim down, there's no reason to lose hope. Plenty of studies show that lasting weight loss is not a myth. Work some of the 56 research-backed food, exercise, and lifestyle tips that follow into your routine, and watch the pounds start to come off.

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