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Jan 5, 2013 Ξ 2 comments

Attainable Nutrition Resolutions: 30 Day Nutrition Challenge to Achieve Success

posted by Jennifer
Attainable Nutrition Resolutions: 30 Day Nutrition Challenge to Achieve Success

If you’re like most people, as you approach a 30-Day Health Challenge, you’re making a mental list of all of the amazing changes you want to make to your lifestyle.  Although making grand statements to improve your eating habits is well intentioned, many people “fall off the bandwagon” over time.  Still, research does show that making resolutions to improve yourself is a useful activity.  People who explicitly make resolutions are ten times more likely to attain their goals than people who don’t.

By: Jennifer Broxterman, MSc, RD
Registered Dietitian & Sports Nutritionist
NutritionRx | Professional nutrition counselling services in London, Ontario, Canada.
www.nutritionrx.ca
info@nutritionrx.ca

Download the 30-Day Nutrition Challenge Check List HERE:
http://www.nutritionrx.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/FREE-30-Day-Nutrition-Challenge-by-NutritionRx.pdf

Print this off and hang it on your refrigerator to keep yourself accountable.

So what’s the key to keeping a resolution?  Those who are most successful make their goals SIMPLE, SPECIFIC, and WITHIN REACH.  Small, reasonable changes are better correlated with success than huge, sweeping statements such as “I’m cutting out all sweets” or “I want to lose 15 pounds”.

If you’re serious about improving your eating habits for the long run, consider these easy, step-by-step 30-day eat-healthier resolutions.  Below is a SIMPLE, SPECIFIC, and ATTAINABLE goal check-list that challenges you to adopt one “healthy eating” behaviour each day so that you remain on-track for all 30 days of the challenge!

Suggested Reading: How To Set SMART Running Goals

Wishing you health, happiness, and most importantly, SUCCESS with your health journey,

Jennifer Broxterman, MSc, RD
Registered Dietitian & Sports Nutritionist for Runners Feed

Visit the links below to explore each day’s goal in greater detail:

Day 1: Clean Sweep


Day 2: Grocery Shopping

Day 3: Prepare a “Veggie Bucket”


Day 4: Vegetables at Lunch


Day 5: Vegetables at Lunch


Day 6: Fruit at Breakfast


Day 7: Hydration


Day 8: Benefits of Tea


Day 9: Practice Mindful Eating


Day 10: Omega-3 Fish


Day 11: Omega-3 Flaxseeds & Chia Seeds


Day 12: Try a New Recipe


Day 13: Limit Alcohol


Day 14: Nuts & Seeds


Day 15: Plan Your Meals


Day 16: Grocery List


Day 17: Batch Cook & Freeze Leftovers


Day 18: Water Break Mid-Afternoon


Day 19: Avoid Eating Out


Day 20: Fruit Smoothie


Day 21: New Herbs & Spices


Day 22: New Vegetable or Fruit


Day 23: Dark Green Vegetables


Day 24: Bright Orange Vegetables & Fruit


Day 25: Practice Positive Self-Talk


Day 26: Salad at Dinner


Day 27: Snack Attack


Day 28: Cut Out Sugary Beverages


Day 29: Rainbow of Colour


Day 30: Set a New Goal or Repeat a Missed Goal 


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