Searching for the answers about simple eating strategies, I consulted with a slew of nutritionists, including Barry Sears (author of The Zone) and Ann Louise Gittleman (Beyond Pritikin). What’s the best way to lose weight without being fanatical about it? Some of their suggestions are surprising. Others are so logical that our brainwashed-to-be-extreme minds may find them difficult to accept. Either way, they make slimming down without suffering seem easier that ever. Here’s how.