This story is short…and sweet. Many of us have a New Year’s resolution to lose weight. Fasting, cleanses, food combination diets all have their advocates. But an NPR story indicates that the key to successful weight loss may be much simpler than that: reduce sugar.


From NPR’s The Salt:

“So what kind of simple, good-for-you changes should you consider? Mishori offered her top three tips: “Cutting down on sugar is always a good idea. Cutting down on processed foods is always a good idea. Being better hydrated is always a good idea,” she told us.

Diets don’t need to be all-or-nothing. When it comes to sugar, the idea is to reduce consumption and be more mindful.”