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Health

Lose Weight — Get Healthy Now

Written by Katherine Athanasiou, editorial@antonnews.com Saturday, 04 January 2014 00:00

Kick those holiday pounds to the curb

We’ve all seen the TV specials and read the latest fad diet books, promising extraordinary weight loss, but what does it really take to make the changes necessary for leading a healthier lifestyle? A well-balanced diet and effective exercise regimen are crucial tenants to leading a healthy lifestyle, but perhaps the most important and often overlooked principle of weight loss is making behavioral changes. Before you can reap the benefits of a healthy lifestyle, you must become more mindful and aware of yourself, as well as your environment.

Here are ten tips registered dietician, RD, and certified diabetes educator, CDE, Laura Kaiser offers to individuals looking to make successful lifestyle changes.