When it comes to nutrition, it’s easy to spend a lot of time worrying about what to eat. But how much you eat puts as much of a stamp on your long-term health as picking the right kind of fat or choosing the right mix of vitamins.
If you made a New Year's resolution, I'd bet the bank in Vegas that it was health related. Whether it was to lose weight, get fit or to simply eat healthier those sorts of resolutions make up the lion's share of the New Year's resolution cup.
And here's another bet I'd take in Vegas: Odds are that at least periodically your best intentions and hopeful resolutions, however well-intentioned and however well crafted, will undoubtedly go awry. The thing is, real life has a bad habit of getting in all of our ways. Sometimes it's the wonderful stuff. Events including birthdays, vacations, religious celebrations, promotions, new courtships all will serve us with heaping, and often resolution-interrupting, portions of happy distractions.
Sadly, sometimes it's the awful stuff tragedies, layoffs, injuries and illnesses that make our resolution to go to the gym or to cook from fresh whole ingredients more often not only seem but …