Have you made a resolution to eat better and lose weight? Follow our month-long program of daily nutrition tips, created by dietitian Leslie Beck to change your lifestyle for January - and beyond. And to get your fitness on track, try our personal trainer-designed Boot Camp 2012 program.
DAY 21: Review your new healthy habits
It’s the last day of January and a perfect time to reflect on the nutrition strategies you’ve embarked upon during the past four weeks.
Changing your eating habits takes work. It requires the same level of commitment you made when you decided to start the Healthy Eating Jump-Start. It’s easy for things to slip, especially when you’re given a nutrition tip to implement each day. That’s a lot to ask of anybody ... so give yourself a pat on the back!
Today, consider the nutrition tips you’ve worked on this month. Choose one you feel requires more focus and attention in order for you to really master it.
Here’s a recap:
DAY 20: Include a treat once a week
DAY 19: Go for whole grains
DAY 18: Don't eat after 8 p.m.
DAY 17: Eat an afternoon snack
DAY 16: Track your calories
DAY 15: Ban sugary drinks
DAY 14: Eat an orange vegetable
DAY 13: Add ground flaxseed to your diet
DAY 12: Eat one vegetarian meal (try for three a week)
DAY 11: Pass on the salt
DAY 10: Plan a week's worth of meals in advance
DAY 9: Eat a leafy green vegetable
DAY 8: Drink a cup of green tea
DAY 7: Snack on fruit
DAY 6: Use a smaller plate
DAY 5: Eat more veggies
DAY 4: Practise eating slowly
DAY 3: Boost fibre at breakfast
DAY 2: Drink a large glass of water before each meal
DAY 1: Keep a food diary for the next seven days