Setting New Year’s resolutions is often easier said than done, and healthy eating goals are among some of the hardest to keep, but they don’t have to be!
Try one of the realistic and achievable nutrition-based resolutions to start your New Year off healthy and happy. You’ll be shocked to see how easy it is to stick to some of these goals, too.
“Resolution” is just a fancy name for goal, so it’s worth spending some time learning how to set realistic goals that you’re more likely to achieve. Before you dive into this list, read all about how to keep your resolutions.
Most people could use more veggies in their diet, so set a goal to increase your intake. You could resolve to try “Meatless Monday,” drink a green smoothie 3 times per week, change one snack per day to something vegetable-based, or whatever works for you.
Notice how each of those suggestions is specific and realistic. “Eat more vegetables” is quite general, but adding specifics to the goal makes it more likely you’ll stick with it. For more inspiration have a look at this list of in-season fruits and vegetables, which will help keep your plate colorful all year long.
This is another vague resolution, which is why you’ll add some more details to your version of it. You could:
Trying new recipes is a fun way to improve your nutrition. It’s also a very achievable goal: