Monthly Archives: January 2017

8 Weeks to a Healthier You!

It is a new year and a perfect time to begin your journey to a healthier you.  Making lifestyle changes can be difficult.  One approach is to focus on adding in healthy choices each week for 8 weeks.

Week 1: Drink water
Drink a least 64 oz. of water a day

Week 2: Eat greens
Add greens into your daily meals

Week 3: Eat whole grains
Substitute brown rice or quinoa for white rice

Week 4: Eat plant-based protein
Add more beans, nuts, seeds, or tofu

Week 5: Vary your veggies
Eat the rainbow

Week 6: Eat 3 meals a day
Eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner with no snacking in between

Week 7: Move your body 30 minutes a day
Move your body and do something you love

Week 8: Create a healthy balance
Balance nutrition, physical activity, relationships, career, and spirituality

As you begin your journey to a healthier you key tips are to:

  • take baby steps
  • each day is a new day, start again
  • have love and compassion for yourself