Just as surely as December brings candy and and egg nog, January brings weight loss plans. Here's how to focus on some changes that can last.
This is the season for weight loss backtracking: lots of tempting food, everywhere. Stress, family pressures, too much to do. More alcohol, less sleep. Routines out of whack. Keeping the backtrack to a minimum brings rewards, however. Here are links and resources for minimizing holiday weight damage.
Those of us concerned with diet, health, weight, eating disorders, and addiction follow what I call “Sugar News” with great interest. Today, binger eaters or self-identified "food addicts" benefit most from the news.
As we say farewell to summer and return to fall routines, know that this is a potent time for planting the seeds of new eating habits. For a variety of reasons, fall resolutions can work better than those made on January 1. This means better chances of weight loss success and improved fitness. What’s more, planting now means habits can take root by the holiday season, maybe saving you from inevitable weight gain then.