During Week 1 of The Great American Weight Loss, CBS News Health Correspondent Dr. Emily Senay countered five classic excuses made by people frustrated by weight loss programs. With the help of fellow health experts, she showed how these excuses can become motivators.
Click on the images below to read what Dr. Senay covered on the week of August 3-7:
Do you have good excuses for not sticking to a weight-loss program? The Great American Weight Loss series has an answer for every one.
For people who say they hardly eat anything, but still gain weight, there is a solution that cuts calories and adds a civilized enjoyment to mealtimes.
How do you shop for a low-fat diet when the rules keep changing? Take a trip to the market with Dr. Emily Senay.
If you're tired of diets and are unhappy with the common starvation a solution is available - even from your local diner.
If you're on the road, or busy, learn how to fit exercise into your schedule, and avoid the excuse "I just don't have time."