December 15, 2021 | by WesleyLife
Folklore has it that the average adult gains 5 pounds over the holidays, but recent studies have shown that total is closer to 1-2 pounds. Nonetheless, if the thought of stepping on the scale from now through New Year's leaves you less than happy, don't despair -- incremental changes can help you keep dessert from turning into disaster.
As a health and well-being organization, WesleyLife is about holistic wellness, not diet culture. The only truly successful weight-loss method is sustainable, and how to achieve that sustainability looks different to each person. If you want to improve your health by losing some weight, the "how" is up to you after you've done your research.
But here's something to think about today: People in the Blue Zones, areas of the world where people typically live longer than the average lifespan, have specific ways of eating to help ensure well-being. Take a look at them below.
These may seem like lofty goals; why not focus on one a week, or even one a month? Change is tough -- but possible.
As we prepare to begin 2022, here's to our best health ever!