Being conscious of the foods you eat, and writing them all down can really help you to lose weight. This helps you cut down on how much food you eat each day and also encourages you to make healthier food choices. While exercise is important, eating a healthy diet is the number one way to reduce your weight and keep it off. Refrain from wearing loose fitting clothing during the course of the day. When individuals are overweight, they tend to wear baggy pants and loose fitting tops to try and hide the.