19 tiny life changes you can make right now for a healthier year
So you’ve resolved to be healthier this year. Congratulations! Now how are you planning to keep that resolution?
Luckily, there are some relatively small changes you can make to your life right now to start living healthier.
We’ve put together a list of some of them. Read on to start your healthier life!
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Eat fruit instead of candy.
Candy is sweet because it contains processed sugar, usually high-fructose corn syrup. Fruit is sweet because it contains natural sugar, but it’s still good for you because it’s also rich in fiber, which helps you digest the sugar more slowly.
Shop on a full stomach.
Studies show that people who snack before a grocery trip buy fewer unhealthy foods, possibly because they aren’t driven to make impulse buys out of hunger.
While you’re at it, learn how to cook.
Studies have shown that dieting doesn’t work, because cutting out entire foods only makes you want to eat more of them. But cooking at home is linked to eating healthier, saving money on dining out, and boosting self-esteem.
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