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Eating Habits for a Flatter Stomach After 40

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Jeff Csatari of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 7: There's no shortage of strategies for achieving the flatter stomach you're after when you've hit 40. But many weight-loss plans can be completely overwhelming, which sets you up for failure rather than success.Most diets just ask too much of you, too soon. They're so challenging and restrictive, they'll frustrate you into quitting before you see results. "If you can't follow a diet long-term, then your results won't last long-term," says registered dietitian nutritionist Sandy Younan Brikho, MDA, RDN, owner of The Dish on Nutrition.Brikho says one of the biggest mistakes dieters make is trying to make too many big lifestyle changes at the same time, which can be overwhelming especially when you are already so busy. "The biggest recommendation I can make is to focus on only one small change you want to make, master that by making it into a new habit, and then pick your next small change," she says. "That's the secret to getting long-term results that last."In other words, as you face the New Year, don't bite off more than you can chew. Choose one of the following eating habits recommended by dietitians and make it stick before going back to the buffet. Read on, and for more on how to eat healthy, make sure you avoid these 100 Unhealthiest Foods on the Planet.Read the original article on Eat This, Not That!

Eating Habits for a Flatter Stomach After 40

There's no shortage of strategies for achieving the flatter stomach you're after when you've hit 40. But many weight-loss plans can be completely overwhelming, which sets you up for failure rather than success.

Most diets just ask too much of you, too soon. They're so challenging and restrictive, they'll frustrate you into quitting before you see results. "If you can't follow a diet long-term, then your results won't last long-term," says registered dietitian nutritionist Sandy Younan Brikho, MDA, RDN, owner of The Dish on Nutrition.

Brikho says one of the biggest mistakes dieters make is trying to make too many big lifestyle changes at the same time, which can be overwhelming especially when you are already so busy. "The biggest recommendation I can make is to focus on only one small change you want to make, master that by making it into a new habit, and then pick your next small change," she says. "That's the secret to getting long-term results that last."

In other words, as you face the New Year, don't bite off more than you can chew. Choose one of the following eating habits recommended by dietitians and make it stick before going back to the buffet. Read on, and for more on how to eat healthy, make sure you avoid these 100 Unhealthiest Foods on the Planet.

Read the original article on Eat This, Not That!

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