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10 Ways to Lose 10 Pounds

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The "Eat More" Way

You can have as much as 30 to 35 grams of fiber every day.

Why try it: You won't feel hungry. "Fiber is the indigestible component of whole grains, fruits, nuts, beans, and vegetables," explains Tanya Zuckerbrot, RD, author of The F-Factor Diet. "Because you can't digest the fiber, it will fill you up on its bulk with no calories."

Action Plan

Keep total calories to 1,400 to 1,600, and get 35 grams of fiber a day from such foods as:

  • Gnu Foods flavor & fiber bar: 12g fiber, 130 calories, 3g fat
  • Fiber One cereal (1/2 cup): 14g fiber, 60 calories, 1g fat
  • Chickpeas (1/2 cup): 5g fiber, 143 calories, 1g fat
  • Pear (one medium): 4g fiber, 51 calories, 0g fat
  • Raspberries (1/2 cup): 4g fiber, 32 calories, 1g fat
  • Baked potato (one small, with skin): 3g fiber, 134 calories, 0g fat
  • Whole-grain bread (one slice): 2g fiber, 69 calories, 1g fat

DROP 10: In about eight weeks.

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9/17/2011 05:33:59 AM Report Abuse
aleatha11 wrote:

The caloric intake is too low and is only meant for people just beginning diet and exercise. This is not for everybody and is counterproductive in the long run.

1/20/2011 01:15:43 PM Report Abuse
ruchenitsa wrote:

The calorie intake is too low to maintain for a long period of time. It is scary to lose that much weight so soon unless it is all water.

1/20/2011 10:11:41 AM Report Abuse
limam11 wrote:

45 lbs in 97 days cannoit be healthy unless it was under a doctor's supervision? that is about 1/2 lb PER DAY weight loss or 3.5 lbs per week! Good luck, I hope it stays off for you!

1/20/2011 09:45:03 AM Report Abuse

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