By Jennifer Fox Williams, MPH
After months of holiday indulgence and celebration, the New Year often marks a turning point, as we try to shift back to healthier habits. A quick web search of “New Years Resolutions” leads to countless articles about how to lose weight and how to stick with diet and exercise plans.
New Years Resolutions are made with the best intentions; however, despite our efforts, are resolutions are often broken over time. Only 8% of people stick to their resolutions for the entire year, with 54% of people giving up in the first 6 months. New Years Resolution Statistics
The good news is that 45% of people make resolutions, and those who make resolutions are much more likely to meet their goals.
Lofty goals like “Lose 20 pounds” are likely to fail, according to research.