Log on to lose it.
Websites like Cyberdiet make it about as easy as can be to find the right diet and stick with it.
Walk through the getting started section, set your goals, plan your meals and activities.
There is a ton of articles and suggestions on how to lose weight, and there is a robust community of like-minded dieters you can hook up with for online chats or recipe swapping.
The Calorie King boasts of having the world's largest food database.
Know the calories and fat you are consuming by looking them up here, including take out meals from fast food joints.
Experts say a key to losing weight is writing down what you eat.
The fit day site has a free online diet and weight loss journal that tracks, charts, and monitors your progress.
Finally, get a diet buddy.
Weight loss experts say two are better than one in keeping you motivated, sharing secrets, and providing support.
It is a new year.