When setting goals for 2019 there are tips to use so you are able to achieve them. According to experts from Tufts surveys show the most popular resolutions involve losing weight and getting fit. As they say, moving toward a healthier dietary pattern and being more physically active are crucial toward achieving well being.
Whether your ultimate goal is weight loss; better metabolic health or even reducing your environmental footprint, experts agree that a healthy dietary pattern is the way to go. It is one of the most powerful tools for preventing and lowering risk for chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. If you need a diet plan to motivate you, look for Mediterranean-style or DASH plans, as there is extensive research supporting the health benefits of both these dietary patterns.
According to the CDC less than 25% of American adults meet the recommendations of at least 150 minutes per week of moderate physical activity, plus muscle-strengthening exercises two to three days per week. Besides helping with weight control and preserving muscle mass while losing weight, there are many good reasons to get moving in 2019.