8. Switch Unhealthy Snacks with Healthy Ones

It's a hard change to make, but snacking on some lightly buttered popcorn or some fresh cut veggies is better than a bag of greasy potato chips. Dipping carrot sticks, broccoli, or cauliflower in some fat-free ranch dressing can be a tasty treat. Low calorie snacks can cut off all those extra unwanted calories and really keep the excess weight off.

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