Is the number on the scale refusing to budge? Blame a sneaky diet buster.Do your New Year's resolutions include shedding a few pounds? If you can't seem to lose that stubborn muffin top, one (or more!) of these 10 diet busters may be to blame. No worries - we've got tips to help you fight back and banish the belly fat.
Diet Buster #1: Mindless Eating
Nibble a snack while you check e-mail, grab leftovers off your kid's plate, take a taste while cooking dinner -- those little habits can add a lot of calories to your day. In one USDA study, women underestimated their daily consumption by 700 calories!
Fight back: Keep a food journal and track everything (yes, even that fun-size Snickers you grabbed off a coworker's desk). It's a small habit that can help double your weight loss.
Diet Buster #2: Stress
Your body releases the hormone cortisol when you're stressed, which makes you crave fatty, sugary foods that promote dreaded belly fat.
Fight back: Do what you can to tame the stress in your life. A new study of overweight and obeseRead More »from Sneaky Diet Busters