Clothes feeling tight? If you have a special event coming up where you want to look fit and trim, you don’t have time for the slow-and-steady, eat-less-and-exercise-more route. You want to lose weight fast—but without dangerous diet pills or other craziness.

You can. Here, our top medical and weight-loss experts suggest effective, simple, safe and surprisingly speedy ways to drop unwanted pounds. For instance, they reveal the best time of day to eat fruit and starches…the lunchtime habit that dooms your diet and what to do instead…when you should eat premium high-fat ice cream…how smiling helps you get slim…and much more.

You may find these fast weight-loss tips so easy and enjoyable that you stick with them beyond your short-term goal—maybe even for the rest of your life. Here are the secrets…

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