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Diet Plans

We've worked with expert nutritionists and our famous test kitchen to develop the diet plans, including day-by-day meal plans and quick and easy recipes your whole family will love.

By Karmen Lizzul, Family Circle creative director  I was really excited to try Dr.

Family Circle staffers road-tested some of the most-buzzed-about diets to see which were best for busy moms. Two weeks, six books and 32 pounds later, here are the results.

For the feature "Losing It!" in our October issue, writer Sheryl Kraft chronicled the weight-loss journeys of Family Circle staffers who agreed to try out six popular diets.

Get inspired by these real women who lost weight and kept it off, and learn their most effective diet tips and exercise advice.

Wake up a bit earlier and drop 6 pounds this month. Just follow these oh-so-easy tips from Chris and Heidi Powell of ABC's "Extreme Weight Loss."

Wake up a bit earlier and drop 6 pounds this month. Just follow these oh-so-easy tips from Chris and Heidi Powell of ABC's "Extreme Weight Loss."

Wake up a bit earlier and drop 6 pounds this month. Just follow these oh-so-easy tips from Chris and Heidi Powell of ABC's "Extreme Weight Loss."

Wake up a bit earlier and drop 6 pounds this month. Just follow these oh-so-easy tips from Chris and Heidi Powell of ABC's "Extreme Weight Loss."

Wake up a bit earlier and drop 6 pounds this month. Just follow these oh-so-easy tips from Chris and Heidi Powell of ABC's "Extreme Weight Loss."

Follow these simple tips from Teleflora's Maire Ackerman to create a one-of-a-kind terrarium.

Written by Lauren Onorato Australian personal trainer Michelle Bridge To be honest, it was the promise of food that clinched the deal for me.

The secret to losing weight isn't necessarily eating less. It may be eating more — mini-meals, that is.

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Win the battle of the bulge in just three days flat!

Here's another week's worth of simple diet suppers to use with our proven diet plan, Eat What You Love & Lose. Even if you're not watching your weight, we guarantee you'll be satisfied.

Whether you're just trying to shed 5 pounds, are frustrated by the last 10 or need to drop 15 fast, we've got a customizable meal and exercise plans to get you there.

Snacking between meals is a great way to slim down. Here's expert advice on what to eat and when.