5 Diet Resolutions for the New Year
Why overhaul your diet in a day when you can take small steps over time -- and still reach your diet goals!
Wendy C. Fries
Reviewed By Brunilda Nazario, MD
Are you making bold resolutions on January 1 to "eat right" -- whatever that means? Stop trying to overhaul your entire diet in a day! Resolve to think small and you can reach any diet goal -- one focused step at a time. Why not start with these simple tips?
New Year's Diet Resolution No. 1: Go Slow
Resolving to get more fiber in your diet this year? Maybe more fish or fresh fruit? Any diet change is easier if you take slow, small steps. For example:
New Year's Diet Resolution No 2: Water, Water, Everywhere
Water: It's cheap, fat-free, and gives your body a quenching boost. Find the idea of eight cups a day daunting? Think small:
New Year's Diet Resolution No. 3: Go for the Gold ... and Red ... and Purple