11 Weight Loss 'Magic Bullets' That Actually Work (PHOTOS)

woman's feet on scaleWhether it's weight gained during a pregnancy, stressful time, hormonal flux, or that you feel like you've been carrying all your life, losing weight can feel like an uphill battle. It's no wonder we look for quick fixes or magic bullets that will peel excess pounds off more easily and effortlessly. While most doctors and nutritionists will tell you there is no such thing -- "just move more, eat less!" -- that's not entirely true.


Certain foods, workout methods, and behaviors can work a bit like a magic bullet. 

We rounded up 11 of the best go-to, effective tricks for upping your weight loss game. Check 'em out below, then tell us: Which of these have you tried, and how did it work for you?

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