From my perspective, this is the best advice you can give someone looking to lose weight. I'm glad to see that it's made its way up to our highest offices. As I've said before though, I think the actual act of eating less has a lot more to do with things that happen before you make your plate. I don't want to speak for others, but I know for me the problem was eating mindlessly--sometimes to the point of feeling sick.

Of course it's only now--70-plus pounds later--that I can tell you I would classify that which I used call "stuffed," as "sick." "Stuffed" has become something that the younger me wouldn't even recognize.