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Four Achievable New Year’s Resolutions

Four Achievable New Year’s Resolutions

Four Achievable New Year’s Resolutions

It is almost 2018,  and you’ve probably started to think about your New Year’s Resolutions. Am I right?

So many people commit to huge New Year’s resolutions that are nearly impossible to achieve. Then, they end up not reaching their goals. One suggestion I have for you is to make your New Year’s resolution ACHIEVABLE this year.

When we set big goals, that we can't achieve, we get hard on ourselves and are disappointed and often give up. 

Not THIS year! 

When you do achieve your goals, you will be so much healthier. And you will be so proud of yourself! 

Here are four perfect resolutions that are totally achievable:

What are Healthy Fats?

What are Healthy Fats?

WHAT ARE HEALTHY FATS?

Have you been hearing lots lately that fats are good for you? Well, it's true! Kind of. Let me explain. 

When we say the word fat- many people immediately think of all the yucky foods that make us fat, and put on a couple of  inches on our hips. Because fat has gotten a bad name, there are all kinds of low fat diets and word has spread that we should all reduce our fat intake.  But that's not necessarily the case. There are many different kinds of fats, from all different foods and SOME of them are healthy- and in fact, necessary for our bodies to stay healthy such as Fatty Acids- you have probably heard that Omega 3 Fats are healthy (its true). So, avoiding fats of all kinds is not a good solution to health, or weight loss. 

When you hear about fats such as soluble, trans fats, saturated, healthy fats, bad fats, it can be really confusing! Let me try clear it up a little bit more. 

6 Easy Tips For Adding Healthy, Whole Foods To Your Day

6 Easy Tips For Adding Healthy, Whole Foods To Your Day

6 Easy Tips For Adding Healthy, Whole Foods to Your Day

 

The best dietary changes you make should not feel restrictive, overwhelming or hard to live with. This will ensure they are habits that can last a long time. 

Many people growing up in this busy world, have grown up on processed foods.  This may be a big change for you, so take it a step at time. Pick 1 or 2 changes to make now, and once those are in place, pick 1 or 2 more.  This is the best way to make it part of a lifestyle change and something you can totally live with.  

Transitioning to a healthier way of eating may seem daunting so here are some easy tips to keep in mind:

1.   Eat vegetables at most meals.  Think salads, side dishes, soups, or even adding veggies to your sandwich or wrap. 

2.   When you are having a craving for something sweet, opt for a serving of fruit to satisfy your craving.