There is no denying that losing weight is hard work, setting a goal to lose any amount of weight whether it be 5 pounds or 25 pounds takes a level of commitment that is no joke.

There are many aspects that go into maintaining the healthy lifestyle you strive for, so when you hear an easy way out, it may be tempting to take it.

Unfortunately, there is no easy way out as nothing good comes easy.

The key is to do everything in moderation and balance.