The little stuff can make a difference on maintenance, but it won’t help you lose weight. Becasue in order to lose weight, you have to starve. But the little stuff is helpful for maintenance, by cutting down on or eliminating Bozo calories whenever you can. When you have bread and butter, 75% of the calories are from the butter. When you have pizza, 75% of the calories can be from the meat and cheese. When you have veggies with butter or oil, 90% of the calories are from the fat. Have a piece of bread instead of a croissant, and save 75% on calories. Have a lite drink from Starbucks, without whipped cream, and save 65% on calories. Have fish instead of beef, and save 50% on calories. Don’t eat the skin on chicken and turkey, and save 50% on calories. Have Diet Coke istead of the real thing, and save 100% on calories. Pitch the top slice of bread on a sandwich, and save 30% on calories.