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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.<br><br><b>RELATED: <a href="http://www.health.com/health/video/0,,20946396,00.html">Why You're Not Losing Belly Fat</a></b>

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.

RELATED: Why You're Not Losing Belly Fat
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