Category: Health News

Imperial, California - The New Year is here, and resolutions are ever-present. Many of these commitments to betterment involve some form of health improvement but lifestyle changes are easier planned than implemented. However, Mayo Clinic Health System family physician Daniel Stahl, M.D., points out there may be some low-hanging fruit when it comes to enhancing your well-being next year. While some of these suggestions are obvious, Dr. Stahl says they can’t be reiterated enough and shares basic keys for a healthier 2015.

    • Eat a variety of foods, including fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low-fat dairy products and lean sources of protein.
    • Pick fresh foods while shopping, and skip processed items.
    • Avoid mindless snacking. If you want a snack, try nuts, dried fruit or quick-and-easy veggies like carrots or celery.

"We always have the opportunity to turn our health around, but the start of the New Year is a natural point to get started," says Dr. Stahl. "Take into account the above suggestions as you map out your plan for a healthier 2015."