Health Secrets for Busy People, Reposted

Keep reading this article by Madison Park of CNN. Learn more about what Dr. Melina Jampolis said. Keep reading.

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The mirror doesn’t lie. Those buttery cookies and slices of ham from the holidays are showing up in the wrong places on your body.

To help you start the new year right, asked a few well-known nutritionists and personal trainers for tips on keeping those resolutions to eat right and get healthy.

The most common excuse for not exercising is that people don’t have enough time.

Keeping in mind people’s hectic schedules, the experts suggested ways to fit in exercises during work, grocery shopping and family time. Even a 10-minute workout can help people inch closer to better fitness, trainers said.


Dr. Melina Jampolis, a San Francisco, California, physician nutrition specialist, is the diet and fitness expert for She focuses exclusively on nutrition for weight loss and disease prevention and treatment.

1. Go for very specific goals.

Make an actual list. Don’t be vague. Instead if “looking better,” write down specifics, such as being able to run around with kids at the park or not wearing a baggy T-shirt to the beach. It’s an internal motivator.

“When I see their motivation wavering, I say, ‘Remember why you’re doing this? Isn’t it super important to keep up with kids in the playground next spring?’ ” Jampolis said.

Put that list where you are constantly reminded, such as inside a wallet or the office desk, she said. Tell us about your healthy New Year’s resolutions

2. Volunteer.

Good karma could be good fitness. Volunteer activities such as coaching a youth soccer game, walking shelter dogs or cleaning up a beach encourages movement and exercise, Jampolis said. When it comes to burning calories, think outside the gym.

“Look for active volunteer opportunities with any form of movement,” she said.

Cheryl Forberg is a behind-the-scenes nutritionist for NBC’s show, “The Biggest Loser.” She is a registered dietitian and chef. She has a weekly blog and is the author of the book “Positively Ageless.”

1. Make over your kitchen.

Get rid of foods that have lower nutritional values, such as white sugar, bread and pasta. If junk food isn’t in your kitchen, you can’t be tempted, Forberg said.

“There are so many temptations from the morning, stopping for coffee or someone has doughnuts in break room, or you go out for lunch and there are not many healthy choices,” she said. “You’re bombarded all day long making compromises for your eating habits. At home, count on everything that’s there providing optimal nutrition for body.”

What do you want to share with your kitchen now. What do you eat like the suggestions mentioned by Park.

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