While the holidays draw near, your schedule
any simpler! Take a line from your New Year’s Resolutions
and adopt a few of these habits into your daily routine for a revitalized
Try 10-20 minutes of stretching in the
Eat breakfast. You’ve been
told many times before: it gets your metabolism going to
give you energy for another day!
Take a brisk walk between
classes or on your lunch break.
Snack throughout the day
on things like fresh or dried fruit, granola bars, carrot
sticks, trail mix, and pretzels.
Drink lots of water: It
keeps you hydrated, and it can help keep you satiated!
Sometimes when you think you’re hungry, you’re
Take a quick bike ride, swim, or
walk at the end of the day. Or, try a new sport like tennis
or golf! Get active and you’ll feel better.
sit-ups & lunges while
dinner is cooking. This can quench the craving for fatty
foods and help you make healthier choices.
Looking for quick,
nutritious menus and recipes? At eatingwell.com, you’ll
find the nutrition facts to go along with every easy meal
plus tips on grocery shopping and more!
Take charge of your health this fall--all it takes are a few new
habits to replace the old, not-so-wholesome ones!
Ask a friend to join you for support. When all
you want to do is eat a bag of M&Ms, she can talk you into
joining her for a run on the beach!
And P.S.— reward yourself every once in
awhile with that yummy candy bar or special
with a mint from hintmint.com!