3-Day Plan to Shut Down Your Cravings

Find out what to eat at each meal to curb your cravings in just three days.

Follow this simple plan from Chris Powell to curb your junk food cravings in three days. All you need to do is eat a protein with a carb for breakfast, lunch, and dinner; add dairy to your lunch; pile up the veggies; and sprinkle salt on your fruit for a snack. Print out this one-sheet and post it on your refrigerator for reference. 


Nuts May Be Your Best Snack to Help Maintain Weight Loss — Here's Why

It could also help lower your heart rate and bad cholesterol.

Is trying to lose weight — and keep it off — driving you nuts? Well, maybe it should drive you to nuts. New findings published in the journal Nutrients highlight the power nuts may have on successful weight loss.

Nuts vs. Pretzels

UCLA researchers put 95 overweight or obese folks ages 30–68 on a diet that provided 500 calories less than needed to maintain their resting metabolic rate for 12 weeks, then maintenance for another 12. The diet included 1.5 ounces of mixed nuts for half the group and pretzels for the others (both "snacks" delivered the same amount of calories).

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