8 Weight-Loss Tips That Are Backed by Science

We’ll admit, we’ve all done slightly nontraditional things in the name of slimming down. Whether it’s juicing for three days straight (never again) or eating nothing but fruit for a week, extreme weight-loss methods are a dime in a dozen, and most of the time, they’re grounded in… absolutely nothing. To help sift out the facts from the fakers, we did our research and gathered eight interesting weight-loss tips that are backed by science—not a blogger on the internet who swears it worked for her.

From plate theory to food journaling, keep scrolling for eight scientifically proven ways to lose weight.