If you aren’t reducing carbs enough, you might not experience weight loss. If you need to, you can take one day off per week where you eat more carbs. A diet based mostly on lean protein sources and vegetables contains all the fiber, vitamins, and minerals you need to be healthy. As a general rule, try eating two to three meals per day. Any carbohydrate not immediately used for energy will be stored in the liver as glycogen for short-term use. The body has only a limited number of liver cells to store the glycogen. Most people underestimate the number of calories they consume by about 30%. The energy contained in food is measured in kilocalories but is commonly referred to on food packages and elsewhere as calories. “I recommend all my clients attend regular yoga classes to help work on strength and flexibility, destress and burn calories — up to 200 in 30 minutes,” Bridges says. A large-scale review in Preventative Medicine concluded that yoga is a safe, effective method of managing body weight.