You were out and you got a packet of cookies that looked so tempting. What are you doing? You place it in a strategic place in your kitchen, where you can eat it before it expires. But every time you take a cookie, you curse yourself for ruining your diet plan. Well, your first step to losing weight is to remove all these temptations from your kitchen. Replace them with moderately-calorie foods such as popcorn, peanut butter or light crackers. So every time you crave, choose a small portion instead of cookies, donuts and ice creams.