Be honest — most people who want to lose weight want to do it fast and without a lot of effort. Is this actually effective -- or even possible?

In PictureFit’s video “Diet vs Exercise — Which is Better for Weight Loss?” the host explains how our bodies shed weight and the most efficient way to drop pounds.

“Dieting seems to be the easier path,” the host reveals. According to the video, eating less will almost always be more effective than exercising more.

Read: Diet vs. Exercise Debate Depends On The Difference Between Weight Loss And Weight Management

Medical Daily has previously reported that, yes, the most effective way to initially lose weight is trimming calories from your diet. But, is it more complicated than that?

More than 80 percent of people who lose weight regain all or most of it back within two years. Losing weight with diet alone is a trap nearly everyone falls into.

So basically, long term success in weight loss is usually best achieved with a unique balance of burning calories and consuming a low amount.

Want to know more about the differences in weight loss between diet and exercise? Watch the video above.

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