Did you make a New Year’s resolution to be healthier, to lose weight or to change your diet? If you saw our previous post on 10 Healthy New Years Resolutions, you may have gotten some good ideas to kick off your New Year in a healthy way. Many of us charge into the new year with ambitious goals to change our lifestyles; in fact almost 50% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions, but less than 8% are actually successful keeping them longer than a month. Now that’s a bleak statistic! But fear not, below are some tips to help you harness that enthusiasm and help you succeed in 2015!
Whether it’s New Year’s Eve or St. Patrick’s Day, there are certain days where it seems like alcohol is everywhere, which likely also means that a hangover is close on its heels. You may even be taking a sip now as you glance at this post on your smartphone…;) Of course, moderation is always a good way to go, but sometimes it’s easy to get swept up in the momentum of things and lose track of how much we’re consuming. So here is some helpful information and tips from our Registered Dietitian on how to nurse yourself back to 100% after a night of drinking:
Are you thinking about making a New Year’s resolution to eat healthier or lose weight? Our Registered Dietitian Lea Basch recommends breaking those broad resolutions down into manageable, actionable smaller goals like the ones below. Choose a few goals that seem realistic and achievable to you, make a plan and stick with it.
Sticking to your New Year’s resolution all year long is about making small, sustainable habit changes for a healthier you. By personalizing your goals to your lifestyle, you’ll be more successful with your resolutions. Remember to adopt only changes you can live with, surround yourself with supportive people, forgive yourself for slip-ups, and you’ll be flying through the year with success, health and confidence.