Starting a diet is often the hardest part. Yesterday, you were eagerly digging into a bowl of chocolate ice cream. Today, you’re looking sadly at a kale salad. Changing too much, too quickly could have you throwing in the towel after a few weeks — but it’s possible to come out on the other side of a diet, too! Whether you’re looking to lose five pounds or 50, here are some common dieting mistakes and how to avoid them.