At the beginning it is typical time when people who made New Year’s resolutions are fired up and ready to lose weight and adopt healthier habits. All too often their plans are overly ambitious, and they fall by the wayside Slow and steady may seem like it will take forever to get results, but it’s better than a quick start followed by a sputter and exit. Take some small steps that can lead to beg health rewards over time
According to the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, written by James O. Hill PhD, shift focus to small changes in diet and exercise can prevent weight gain and can reduce obesity problem. Small changes are easier to implement and maintain than big changes.
Create positive change by making small changes.
Take the stairs instead of the elevator.
Walk an extra 2,000 steps a day.
Start a walking program that is easy to sustain, based on your fitness level. Start with five or ten minutes a day and work your way up.
Stretch in the morning and take stretch breaks throughout the day.
Replace sweetened beverages with non-caloric beverages like water or unsweetened tea.
Eat a hearty breakfast, like oatmeal, fruit and yogurt.
Tips and Warnings
The information in this article is not intended as medical advice.