Make 2005 New Year's Resolutions a Reality
Here are five baby steps to improve your health, family, and home in the New Year
By Jeanie Lerche Davis
Reviewed By Brunilda Nazario, MD
Eat right. Get organized. Rein in the kids. Sounds good on paper, but too vague New Year's resolutions won't happen. Instead, listen to ageless wisdom: To make changes, take baby steps.
New Year's Resolution No. 1: Eat Healthier
When eating habits need an overhaul, baby steps work best. "Making minor changes in your lifestyle is doable for most people," says Cindy Moore, MS, RD, director of nutrition therapy at The Cleveland Clinic and a spokeswoman for the American Dietetic Association.
If you want to get more calcium, vegetables, and fish in your diet, here's how to work it into your daily schedule: