Start With Small Changes (Heart Health)
What can you do now to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight? Start small with some of the following suggestions. Then, once you master a few of them, make it a long-term goal to do them all:
Choose lower-fat, lower-calorie foods more often.
Eat more slowly.
Eat more fruits and vegetables for snacks.
Use the stairs instead of the elevator.
Drink water instead of soft drinks or juices with a lot of added sugar.
Use less high-fat cheese, cream, shortening, and butter when cooking.
Limit alcoholic beverages.