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Healthy Eating: Changing Your Eating Habits

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Healthy eating will help you feel your best and have plenty of energy. And it is one of the best things you can do to prevent and control many health problems, such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

A good first step in changing a habit is knowing why you want to change. If you do it because you want to, you're more likely to succeed. What are your reasons for changing how you eat? To have more energy or lose weight? It may help to write them down.

How do you start changing your eating habits?

If you're trying to eat in healthier ways, you may need to change some of your daily habits. But you don't need to make huge changes. Over time, small changes can make a big difference.

Here's how to get started.

Credits for Healthy Eating: Changing Your Eating Habits

Current as of: March 1, 2023

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Rhonda O'Brien MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes Educator

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