Rescue Your Resolutions

Don't give up before you start! Learn how to give your resolutions a chance (7 Photos)

Alice Kelly on Jan 2, 2012 at 9:43AM

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Rescue Your Resolutions

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Lose Weight

Whether you’ve put on weight throughout the year or just packed on a couple of extra pounds during the holidays, deciding to lose weight is a pretty common ambition. Within a week, though, you may find yourself binging on junk food and abandoning your diet altogether.

How to stay on track: Instead of focusing on losing a certain number of pounds or inches, set your sights on better eating habits, suggests Jennifer McDaniel, a registered dietitian and nutrition instructor at Saint Louis University. Give yourself specific goals, such as bringing healthier snacks to munch on at work, or replacing your evening bowl of ice cream with a 100-calorie frozen treat.

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