Try telling someone on a diet that losing weight is a piece of cake, and you're bound to receive some dagger-eyed stares in return. But if you find yourself on the dieting end of the spectrum, then you might want to try out this interesting formula that can help you achieve your weight loss goals:

1. Multiply the pounds you want to lose by the number of calories in a pound of fat: 10 x 3,500 = 35,000.
2. Divide the total by the days you'll diet: 35,000 ÷ 60 = 583.
3. Eat that many fewer calories each day.

According to the formula's creator, "The Hack Diet" author John Walker, losing weight can be achieved by using specific measures and time limits to drop pounds. In a nutshell, the best way to lose weight is to find a way to gradually kill calories from your diet, and keep them out. Simpler said than done, we think...