Losing weight is a popular New Year’s resolution, but it isn’t the only health resolution to consider. Setting specific goals to drink more water, eat more fruit and vegetables, or cut back on alcohol are other ways to improve your health. While exercise is great, resolving to take the stairs rather than the escalator or elevator will do you good. Other possible New Year’s resolutions include improving your sleep and becoming more socially engaged. When it comes to health resolutions, don’t just focus on your weight.
- Drinking more water helps flush toxins out of our bodies and improves organ function.
- Exercise can reduce your risk or diseases such as diabetes, cancer and high cholesterol.
- 35 percent of Americans get poor quality sleep, and poor sleep has a negative effect on our health, especially regarding our brains health.
“High-fiber fruits, like apples and pears with the skin on, make healthy snacks or desserts. Your body digests them more slowly, which can help you better control your appetite.”