It is time, again, to set those health goals for the new year. If you’re like a lot of people, you’re experiencing frustration and even disappointment that you didn’t achieve the health goals you thought you would have achieved over the past year.
Some of the most common New Year’s resolutions center on losing weight and eating better. In the fast-paced world in which we live, when it comes to weight loss and weight control, we want results.
First start highlighting your bad habits , such as , smoking , drinking fizzy drinks , eating heavy meals once a day , limiting water intake , increased amount of fried food and adding too much sugar in your hot beverages …ext , make a brief list how to replace those habits into better ones and start tracking yourself to set goals.
- Eat breakfast. Try to incorporate healthy, convenient foods like high-fiber cereal, fat-free or low-fat yogurt, and fruit. You want your breakfast to be low in sugar but high in other nutrients that will keep you full like fiber and protein.
- Switch from drinking regular soda to water. You can flavor your water with slices of fresh fruit or use no calorie water flavorings.
- Switch your bread from white to whole grain. Look for those breads containing 3 grams of fiber or more per slice.
- Switch from regular pasta to whole grain pasta. You may need to cook whole wheat pasta a little bit longer to soften it up.
- Switch from whole milk or 2% milk to 1% or skim milk.
- Aim to drink more water. Add one or two extra glasses of water per day. Drinking more water throughout the day may curb your appetite and keep you from drinking beverages that are high in sugar.
Keep in mind that small changes in your diet can lead to big results , it just needs time to figure out what your body wants , change your lifestyle not only type of food you have , always aim for a better you .