Celebrity Doctor Oz made the rounds on TV talk shows discussing this concept, saying that dieting may be easier in the summer because sunlight increases serotonin levels, and that can help to curb some people's cravings-especially for stress-related eating.
Studies also show people seem to eat less when the weather's hot, and that summer encourages more movement because people spend more time outdoors.
Summertime can also be beneficial for weight loss when it comes to eating...the seasonal fresh fruits and vegetables at lower prices can fill a diet with healthy choices.
And, psychologists say it's possible to increase your chances of reaching your weight loss goal by attaching it to a holiday. Let's see how much we can accomplish by the 4th of July!