Ditch the fancy diets, just cut down on fat: Eating healthily is more reliable way to lose weight

Ditch the fancy diets, just cut down on fat: Eating healthily is more reliable way to lose weightCutting back on butter, cheese, cakes and crisps could see you lose up to three-and-a-half poundsPeople who cut back on fat rather than dieting see results in six months | UPDATED: 00:26 GMT, 7 December 2012 Lose inches: Forget the diet says a new study, just cut back on fatty foods Forget about the diet – just cut down on the fat, claim scientists. Trimming back on butter and cheese, cutting out biscuits, cakes and crisps and swapping to low-fat milk and yoghurt could help you lose three and a half pounds, says a new study. It shows that people can get slimmer without going on a diet in as little as six months – and the more fat you stop eating, the more weight is lost