Healthy New Years Resolutions – Redirected

Let’s re-direct the language and not talk about what we are not going to do this new year but what we are going to do!

Here are my top three…

  1. Plan on eating green with every meal. Having a waffle for breakfast? Make sure you eat it with fruit. Want a steak for dinner? Have an equal side of greens. Not only do fruits and vegetables help with weight loss but have been shown to reduce cancer and heart disease.
  2. Eat protein with every meal..including breakfast. Eating protein will not only help you feel full but will help you preserve muscle mass which will rev up your metabolism. Protein is not just meat and chicken, but beans, legumes, Greek yogurt, and eggs also count. Can’t get it through food? Consider a high quality whey protein as a supplement (we love “whey protein by Dr. Adrienne Youdim“)
  3. Get active. Daily. Don’t like to think of it as “exercise?” Don’t. Take a nightly walk with your hubby, dance 30 minutes to your favorite music, challenge your co-workers to a Fitbit challenge. Exercise is not only a fat burner but it also prevents chronic disease like diabetes, heart disease and Alzheimer’s.

Make a commitment to DO these healthy New Years Resolutions. You might be surprised by what you gain..and lose!

Wishing you a happy and healthy New Year!

Dr. Adrienne Youdim MD FACP

Dr. Adrienne Youdim

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