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You can try every diet, every diet fad, exercise plan but you will never lose the weight and keep it off is you eat more calories then your needs, it is just that simple. Weight Watchers counts points which is just an other way to count calories.  So just count the calories.  You just need a simple way to do it.

You do not need to be a rocket scientist to figure that out you just need the correct tools.

First find out how many calories your body needs per day to maintain your weight.  Then eat less.

Age:         (in years)
Activity Level:

Your Basal Metabolic Rate is:

Your Average Daily Calorie Need is:

The best way to do that is to use a hand held calorie counter like the one pictured.

Calorie Counter

Words: Definitions:
  Carb Abbreviation for Carbohydrate
  Carbohydrate A carbohydrate is an organic compound with general formula Cm(H2O)n, that is, consisting only of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen, the last two in the 2:1 atom ratio. Carbohydrates can be viewed as hydrates of carbon, hence their name.

In food science and in many informal contexts, the term carbohydrate often means any food that is particularly rich in starch (such as cereals, bread and pasta) or sugar (such as candy, jams and desserts).  From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

  Calories Food energy is the amount of energy in food that is available through digestion and is expressed in calories or joules. More info...

Prescription Pills

Pills have no Calories. If you gain weight because of prescribed pills it is because they are stimulating your appetite.  You need a calorie counter to control your calorie intake.