• Weight-loss Tip: Give the extra dessert from a dinner party to your guests to take home to avoid the temptation of eating it yourself.

  • Weight-loss Tip: Make soup in advance and refrigerate it. Excess fat will rise to the top, allowing you to remove it before reheating.

  • Weight-loss Tip: Avoid serving from dishes at the table. Dish up in the kitchen and leave the rest there to avoid going for seconds.

  • Weight-loss Tip: Opt to grill or bake your fish, poultry or lean meats. Frying uses far more oil or butter and is less healthy.

  • Weight-loss Tip: Replace mayonnaise with mustard. Mustard has no fat while mayonnaise has around 11 grams in one tablespoon.

  • Weight-loss Tip: Brown rice is a great low-fat side. Keep a stock of cooked brown rice in the fridge for a quick addition to a meal.