Eat a nutritious diet: Choose a variety of whole, unprocessed foods and aim for balance. Include plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins. Stay active: Regular physical activity can help improve your physical and mental health and can also help you lose weight. Aim for at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity activity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity activity each week. Get enough sleep: Aim for 7-9 hours of sleep each night to help your body rest and repair.