Cant’ resist temptation? Worried because you are dining out tonight? Try these diet tips to help you stay on track. Keep tabs on your weight. Nearly half of those who successfully shed pounds said they weighed themselves regularly. Regular trips to the scale helped to keep tabs on any weight fluctuations and indicate the need to correct them. Weigh daily if it helps keep you on track. Skin your chicken. My sister told us that the chicken’s skin is where the most fat is. Removing skin from chicken can cut fat content by 75% and cut calories nearly in half. Calcium – a little at a time. If you take calcium supplements, don’t take more than 500mg at a time. The body absorbs larger amounts less efficiently. also take it with a meal for better absorption. Five a day – not as much as it sounds. If the idea of fitting five servings of vegetables and fruits in your diet seems impossible, remember that official serving sizes are small. A large apple, a cup of broccoli or lentils, or medium-sized salad each counts as two servings.