It's almost time for New Year's resolutions! When motivation is running high and enthusiasm for health goals is stronger than usual, it's wise to seize the moment and help guide your clients to improve their health. After all, setting realistic goals and prioritizing issues correctly can go a long way towards actually achieving the resolutions that people love to try out in January.
Help your clients make their goals a reality with these fantastic posts and handouts...
New Year's Resolution Resources features top materials from the Nutrition Education Store, all of which can make it easy to set and achieve New Year's resolutions. This post emphasizes general wellness, weight management, and good health.
Best New Year's Resolutions focuses on fresh fruits and vegetables. Victoria Shanta Retelny, RD, LDN outlines a bunch of ways to incorporate more fruits and vegetables into an eating plan, along with tips and tricks to make those vegetables extra tasty!
Want to take things on a month-by-month basis, creating a path to wellness that lasts all year? If you do, then the New Year's Resolution Calendar by Beth Fontenot, MS, RD is the perfect post for you! With an emphasis on manageable goals and key health topics, this guide offers a balanced look at year-long wellness.
There's more than one resolution calendar in town, so if you're looking for a colorful and free PDF download, don't miss Free Resolution Calendar for the New Year! It's got simple and healthful ideas for all of 2016, laid out in an especially appealing way.
But wait, there's more! Year-long resolutions that focus on a different aspect of wellness each month are a favorite around here at Food and Health Communications, Inc. With research to back up the efficacy of such an approach and a achievable and reasonable goal each month, the post Resolve to Make Changes All Year has lots of ways to help your clients make 2016 the healthiest year yet!
Make Your New Year's Resolutions Stick with this great post all about diet and exercise. Its practical tips and fun advice make it the perfect resource for people who have a hard time sticking to their goals.
24 Top New Year's Resolutions offers a variety of starting points for people who don't know what resolution might be best for them. With ideas about everything from diet to exercise to regular handwashing, this post has something for everyone.
Now let's get specific. Most Americans don't get enough dietary fiber every day. Don't let your clients fall into the same habits. Use the post Fiber Up for the New Year to explore the health benefits of fiber. There's also lots of information about where to find fiber and
Another focused guide to New Year's resolutions comes from the classic post New Year's Res-OAT-lutions by Victoria Shanta Retelny, RD, LDN. This reader favorite comes from the early days of Food and Health's Communicating Food for Health newsletter and is still popular today. Check out its guide to the health impact of oats and consider offering that angle of focus to your clients for the new year.
And there you have it! A comprehensive look at some of the finest New Year's resolution resources we've ever published. For a special bonus, don't miss the monthly resolution PDF infographic, available for free right here!
And it will come as no surprise that there are still other New Year's resolution resources in the Nutrition Education Store. Here are some of this month's most popular options...
Stephanie Ronco has been editing for Food and Health Communications since 2011. She graduated from Colorado College magna cum laude with distinction in Comparative Literature. She was elected a member of Phi Beta Kappa in 2008.