Jan 19, 2009, 7:48 AM
There are many ways that you can take small steps toward better health, and you can do it - today! We provide over 100 tips below to take small steps to a healthier lifestyle for you and your family. Steps that are simple and free! Choose from any one of these small steps, or create your own. Get your friends and family involved in coming up with fun ways to take small steps each and every day. Remember, for adults, getting physically active at least five times a week, for thirty minutes or more, will help lead you toward a happier and healthier lifestyle. For kids, being active an hour a day is a small step towards good health! Eat a healthy diet, avoid harmful substances, and integrate small steps into your life - and soon you will see the positive effects taking place - one day at a time.
(# 2) Use fat free milk over whole milk.
(# 5) Drink water before a meal.
(# 18) Drink diet soda.
(# 66) Consume alcoholic beverages in moderation, if at all.
(# 140) Order your latte or hot chocolate with fat-free (skim) milk.
(# 160) Drink water or club soda-zest it up with a wedge of lemon or lime.
(# 23) Don’t eat late at night.
(# 37) Don’t skip meals.
(# 79) Don’t skip breakfast.
(# 88) Don’t take seconds.
Culled from www.smallstep.gov