Who isn't thinking about getting healthier this year?
Any new year comes with it promises of curbing your cookie addiction that flourished during the holidays, cutting out those salty snacks or just trying to consume less calories with each passing meal.
Your success is ultimately determined by a number of factors, anything from your own will power to buying and stocking foods within your home that are actually of the healthy variety. But while picking and choosing the right foods remains of the utmost importance, most of those would be New Year's Resolution dieters get tripped up beyond those four walls they call home.
Work, in particular, can be quite the troublesome landing spot as it relates to eating. Sure, you have that healthy lunch packed, stored and ready to break out at noon or so, but what about during the rest of the 7 or so hours you spend at work? Are you truly prepared to snack properly while you're at work, or does the call of the vending machines and that bag of potato chips or Doritos seem to be too tempting to resist when you need to eat something in a pinch?
Obviously, skipping those unhealthy options is going to be the difference between losing weight before spring arrives or once again embracing your larger self and the status quo that has become how you eat. As much as you feel prepared with the lunch you're bringing to work on a daily basis, you also must learn to focus just as hard on the snacks you bring as well.
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