* To lose weight, you have to burn more calories than you take in.
* Initially, the most important thing is to stick within a calorie recommendation from your trainer regardless of food type. Once this is accomplished, the next step would be to achieve proper macro nutrient balance.
* Nutrition and Exercise logs are key calorie balancing tools.
* To manage weight, it is essential to keep a log of your food intake (since it can be easy to forget a bite of this or handful of that) and exercise output. This will help you understand how these go hand in hand.