9. Swap out sugar-loaded staples for natural sweeteners — or at least things with less added sugar.
“I totally stopped getting the high-sugar flavored coffee creamers. I drink a lot of coffee, and was probably using close to a cup of those creamers every day. I switched to soy milk and almond milk and just by making this one change, I lost a lot of weight in about two months and have kept that weight off for close to three years now.”
—Erin Hicks, Facebook