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Or, should we say, can't squeeze into.

Despite produce aisles filled with kale, and McDonald's selling smoothies, America still has a weight problem. So congrats on wanting to look and feel your very best and enjoy all the benefits—from more energy to bigger paychecks to more robust relationships—that come with being lean, fit and healthy.

Soon you'll be getting our tips, best-of lists, daily news roundups, highly curated product listings, brilliant food "swaps", and more.

Till then, check our list of the best weight-loss tips ever, see how to lose 14 pounds in 14 days and discover why tilapia is worse than bacon. Or, have a drink!?