BY KERI GANS
As the holidays come and go and New Year’s Day
approaches, most people start gearing up for their
annual resolutions. Needless to say, as a registered
dietitian, this has always bothered me—big time.
Why can’t we make healthy changes at any time
during the year? Why do we wait for that one special
day and subsequent month to say, “Now is the time,”
only to forget that we even made resolutions a
Unfortunately, this cycle continues year after year.
Give yourself a fresh start with a healthy new strategy.
Instead of compiling a long list of resolutions to
accomplish in January, why not make a list of 12
small changes—one for each month of the year—that
are easily achievable? Yes, you’ve heard some of the
following ideas before, but were you listening? Believe
me, you’ll feel healthier long before another year
passes you by.