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The 3 Best Ways to Achieve Sustainable Weight Loss

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Desirée O of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 5: Losing weight is a great step toward a potentially healthier lifestyle, however, keeping it off is the ultimate goal for many people who opt to make changes to their diet and routine. If sustainable weight loss is something that you want to achieve, then it's important to ignore fads and instead stick to a few key habits, according to one expert."If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is," says Cory Ruth, who is an RDN, Women's Health & PCOS Expert, and the CEO of The Women's Dietitian. "The problem with a lot of trendy, fad diets right now is that they're incredibly restrictive. Yes, you may lose 10 pounds in 2 weeks by dropping all carbs, but the moment you even look at a slice of bread, all that weight (and maybe more) is going to come piling back on.""Weight loss needs to be sustainable over time," adds Ruth, "and it needs to come in the form of healthy, long-term habits. Losing weight at a slower pace can help you keep it off for now and for life."When it comes to sustainable weight loss, Ruth suggests the following three steps as the best things you can do to achieve long-lasting results. Keep reading for her tips, and for more, check out 8 Things You Must Know Before Trying to Lose Belly Fat.

The 3 Best Ways to Achieve Sustainable Weight Loss

Losing weight is a great step toward a potentially healthier lifestyle, however, keeping it off is the ultimate goal for many people who opt to make changes to their diet and routine. If sustainable weight loss is something that you want to achieve, then it's important to ignore fads and instead stick to a few key habits, according to one expert.

"If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is," says Cory Ruth, who is an RDN, Women's Health & PCOS Expert, and the CEO of The Women's Dietitian. "The problem with a lot of trendy, fad diets right now is that they're incredibly restrictive. Yes, you may lose 10 pounds in 2 weeks by dropping all carbs, but the moment you even look at a slice of bread, all that weight (and maybe more) is going to come piling back on."

"Weight loss needs to be sustainable over time," adds Ruth, "and it needs to come in the form of healthy, long-term habits. Losing weight at a slower pace can help you keep it off for now and for life."

When it comes to sustainable weight loss, Ruth suggests the following three steps as the best things you can do to achieve long-lasting results. Keep reading for her tips, and for more, check out 8 Things You Must Know Before Trying to Lose Belly Fat.

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