Navigation Links
Pediatrician Offers a Simple Way to Keep New Year's Resolutions and Create Healthy Habits One Month at a Time

Austin, TX (PRWEB) December 26, 2013

According to the University of Scranton, Journal of Clinical Psychology, 45% of American make New Year’s Resolutions and losing weight is the #1 thing people want to accomplish in the new year, but only 8% actually keep their new year goals.

Dr. Marta Katalenas, an Austin, TX pediatrician thinks she knows why and offers a new way to think about making changes for your family’s health in the new year.

“Keeping resolutions are hard because we often are not specific about our goals. We say we want to lose weight in the new year, but not how we plan to accomplish that” says Dr. Katalenas. In an effort to help families reach attainable goals and have a plan they can work on all year long, she has created a list of goals that families can focus on every month. By the end of 2014, families should feel better, get better sleep, and improve focus at school and work."

Eat a piece of fruit every day with breakfast.
Jump rope for 10 minutes each morning.
Don’t buy or drink sodas or sugary drinks.
Walk around the block for 15 minutes every day.
Cook dinner at home every night.
Eat a piece of fruit as an afternoon snack.
Eat only at meal time:.
Trade your regular meal plate for a salad-sized one.
Visit a different park every weekend.
Incorporate vegetables into every lunch and dinner.
Eat fish once a week.
Pick one day of the week and make it your “vegetarian day.”

Dr. Katalenas shares more about how to accomplish these goals in the new year at, where a printable flyer is available for download that she encourages parents to post on their refrigerator, helping families keep on track in the new year.

About Dr. Katalenas
Dr. Marta Katalenas is a board certified pediatrician and owner of the Pediatric Center of Round Rock. She is a public speaker and author of the book "The Step Up Diet: From Scratch… The Quality, Quantity, and Timing Solution to Childhood Obesity", a guide to healthy cooking and eating for busy families.

Read the full story at

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Pediatrician Offer Parents Her Top 10 Toy Safety Tips to Follow When Shopping for Christmas Gifts
2. Pediatricians urge consumption of only pasteurized dairy products
3. Many pediatricians uncomfortable providing care to kids with genetic conditions
4. Pediatricians tackle controversial issues in new point-counterpoint sessions at AAP conference
5. What the Affordable Care Act means for children and pediatricians
6. The Day One Foundation Honors Long Island Pediatrician.
7. Dr. Marta Katalenas Welcomes New Pediatrician to the Pediatric Center of Round Rock Team
8. RxNT and FLAVORx Partner to Help Pediatricians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician’s Assistants Improve Medication Adherence for Patients
9. Pediatricians Endorse New Acne Treatment Guidelines
10. Pediatrician Group Issues Home Birth Policy Statement
11. Beaumont Childrens Hospital pediatrician inducted into Legends of Neonatology Hall of Fame
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/26/2015)... BOSTON, Mass. (PRWEB) , ... November 26, 2015 ... ... a thorough second medical opinion process, participated in the 61st annual Employee Benefits ... Benefit Plans and took place Sunday, November 8th through Wednesday, November 11th, 2015. ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... ... Indosoft Inc., developer and distributor of the world-class Asterisk based contact center software Q-Suite, ... The new Q-Suite 6 platform is based on the latest Java Enterprise standards. By ... piece of software for many key components of the suite. Much of the suite ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... ... the perfect dish and pleasing the palates of attendees is of the utmost ... dish to a seasonal get-together, give these recipes a try this holiday season. ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... , ... November 25, 2015 , ... ... offering factory direct sauna parts and accessories. , Sauna accessories help improve the ... bather’s style and personality. From basic styles for the purist looking for simplicity ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... ... On November 10, 2015, Bohrer Brady, LLC filed a class and collective ... home health care worker who provided companionship services for the elderly, ill or disabled ... Humana, Inc., Humana at Home, Inc., and SeniorBridge Family Companies (CT), Inc. since January ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/26/2015)... 26, 2015 ... ser potential att använda SyMRI för att ... för patienter med multipel skleros (MS) eller ... SyntheticMR AB för att kunna använda SyMRI ... Med SyMRI kan man generera flera konstrastbilder ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... India , November 26, 2015 ... --> adds ... Report" and "Investigation Report on China ... and 2021 forecasts data and information ... . ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ) has ... Market by Type (Reagents & Kits, Analyzers), ... Diagnostic Labs), Application (Research, Clinical Diagnostics), and ... report to their offering. --> ... the "Radioimmunoassay Market by Type (Reagents ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: