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02/22/2014 08:08 am ET Updated Feb 22, 2014

7 Easy, Proven Ways To Get Thin (And Stay That Way)

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SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com

When it comes to losing weight, it is not quite as simple as “calories in minus calories out,” or burning more calories than you consume. In fact, research shows that only one in five dieters are successful in losing weight and keeping it off. But don’t get discouraged! With the right tools and advice and a strong support system, maintaining weight loss is easier than it sounds!

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