I googled ‘Weight Loss Plans’ and the search engine returned 52,600,000 results in .52 seconds. Should I follow the advice of the Mayo Clinic? Dr. Oz? One of the commercial meal plan systems? A search for ‘Exercise Plans’ returned 455,000,000 results in .54 seconds. Who has the right answer for me? One of the fitness magazines? The latest TV fitness guru? Reading a bunch of these (but not all 500,000!) they all have something to offer--and an offer to sell you further advice. But I noticed that there are a few common trends no matter which expert you choose as a guide. Here are the top 3..