The Secret to Changing Your Family's Diet
Most experts agree: Improving your diet to fit your
health and fitness goals is easier if the entire
family is into the change. The question is: how do
you impose such a drastic change? The answer: you
don't. If you're thinking about changing your
family's diet and fitness regimen, the American
Dietetic Association says you should set realistic
Here are some suggestions:
• Decide on two or three small, specific changes in
eating or physical activity at a time. Don't overdo
it all at once.
• Write down your family's weekly goals and keep
track of them.
• Keep a daily food and activity log.
• Don't expect perfection.
• Reward your family for positive change.