In January 1990 I began my first 100-plus pound weight loss. Working with a calorie-restricted, hospital-sponsored, doctor-monitored program I lost five pounds a week for 12 weeks.
Thrilling? You betcha!
Could it have been a big mistake? You betcha!
Studies show that the faster you lose it, the more likely you are to gain it back. Check in with some of TV's "Biggest Losers" after a year and you'll learn the reality of fast weight loss: speedy weight gain.
If you want don't want to fall into weight-loss, weight-gain cycle, follow these seven tips gleaned from my more than 20 years of weight loss and maintenance.
Set a realistic goal. …