Pretty much it. Calculate your BMR, and put yourself at a 500 calorie deficit every day of the week. Weight loss at one pound a week. This is the ONLY steady, healthy way to change habits and lose weight.
This Good Carbs vs. Bad Carbs infographic will make you think twice about picking up that bowl of sweetened cereal in the morning. The infographic explains why not all carbs are created equal when it comes to how your body processes them.