Looking to firm up? You already know crash-dieting is bad for your bod (especially your boobs). To gradually get a super-fit bod over time, scientists now swear by a new trick that involves simple math and just a teeny bit of willpower.
By Korin Miller
Researchers from the National Institutes of Health discovered that you need to cut just 10 calories a day from your diet for every pound you want to lose over time. So, if you want to drop five pounds, cut 50 calories. That's the equivalent of leaving a small piece of cheese off of your sandwich or having a smaller glass of wine than usual-no biggie, right?
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Scientists say if you stick with this plan, you'll lose the weight over three years, with most of the lbs dropping off in the first year.
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Want to firm up faster? To slim down in time for bikini season, you can eat dessert at breakfast or work out with your friends. But dropping a few extra calories out of your daily diet is an easy way to keep your sexy shape all year.
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