NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — For most of us, losing weight isn’t easy.

If you’re losing the battle of the bulge – it could have something to do with your food choices.

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Dr. Howard Shapiro, a weight loss specialist and author of the books Eat and Beat Diabetes and Picture Perfect Weight Loss, says that your eating choices have a lot to do with how you see food.

For more information, visit Dr. Shapiro’s website: or watch the full interview below.

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