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Erin Kayata joined Reader’s Digest as an assistant staff writer in March 2019, coming from the Stamford Advocate where she covered education. Prior to this, she was part of a two-year Hearst fellowship program where she covered crime and education in suburban Connecticut. She graduated from Emerson College and spent part of her undergraduate career writing for the Boston Globe. When she’s not writing articles about useful facts and pop culture, you can find Erin enjoying the local theater scene and working toward her goal of reading 50 books a year.

Can a Low-Fat Diet Help You Lose Weight?

You know you should choose carrot sticks over potato chips and strawberries over a cupcake, but it’s way easier said than done. Try these fat-cutting tips that will leave you totally satisfied.