It's beach season and everyone wants to look good in their bathing suit.
However, if you're trying a fast weight loss plan, you might want to read on.
Dietician, Marisa Moore says, "So it's important to make sure you lose the weight, but do it slowly no more than about 1 to 2 lbs a week would be considered to be healthy."
Experts say fast weight loss claims don't really work -- and the pounds usually come back.
However there are some smart ways to help you lose weight fast and keep it off...
Doctors advise people to eat more vegetables.
Cut back on processed grains, starches, and carbohydrates... like bread, rice, and pasta.
And watch out for liquid calories.
Replace sodas, juices, and alcoholic beverages with water or green tea.
Also regular exercise and adequate sleep -- at least six to eight hours -- will all help shed those unwanted pounds.