With New Year coming upon us we understand that many of you would be thinking about resolutions. For many, this means making healthier lifestyle choices. However, there are those individuals who attempt to make their entire family adopt such lifestyles. This is a challenging task and we understand that. But it is not an impossible task. It is more than possible to make this a reality if you are aware of some key tips.
Try New Vegetables
It is always a good idea to encourage the children to engage in athletics and other physical activities. But engaging in these activities alone is not sufficient. Instead, you also need to make sure that they are consuming healthy food. This more often than not means consuming more vegetables. However, we understand that it is not always easy to get the children to eat vegetables. Thus, that is why you need to make a game out of it. Every week you can go to the store and pick vegetables that you have never tried before. Thereafter you can pick a recipe that uses this vegetable and makes it for the family. As this is a new experience a child would consider it to be an adventure. Therefore they would more tempt to try out the new vegetable. Moreover, you should not restrict yourself to only vegetables. You can also do the same using fruits.
Consume Less Sugar
Sometimes you may think that you need to go to a rehab due to the amount of sugar you are consuming. But did you know that sometimes you may even consume sugar unknowingly? That is because many food products you didn’t even know about contain sugar. Therefore if you wish to cut back on sugar you need to assess your kitchen. This means going through the ingredients of every food product you have. When you do this you would be shocked at the amount of sugar these items contain. However, being aware of this fact would make it easier for you to avoid these products. But, if you have a sweet tooth we know reducing your sugar intake would not be an easy task. In that case, what you can do is try to use alternatives for sugar. For instance, instead of eating chocolates you can try to make energy balls. As these normally contain dates they are healthy for you and your family. Therefore you don’t have to worry about consuming them when you are craving something sweet.This New Year tries to stay true to your resolutions by following the above tips.