Pretty much it. Calculate your BMR, and put yourself at a 500 calorie deficit every day of the week. Weight loss at one pound a week. This is the ONLY steady, healthy way to change habits and lose weight.
This pin relates to healthy alternatives because it shows you can still eat certain foods but with different ingredients 10 simple healthy food substitutions. Minus the mashed potatoes I do all of these. Gotta get Eizai on more nutritious food!