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Health & Wellness Tips for the New Year

Health & Wellness Tips for the New Year
This post has been sponsored by Weight Watchers International. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

Health & Wellness Tips for the New Year

I am someone who wants healthy food and snack options to incorporate into my daily eating habits for the new year. I have already done a lot of that this year by joining Weight Watchers and really learning how to use SmartPoints to eat a balanced diet each day. This year, I plan to do a lot more meal planning to make certain that I always have healthy eating options available to me every single day.

Want to get on track for the new year? Here are some Health and Wellness Tips for the New Year that I know I plan to follow. There are some great tips whether you are just getting started or a seasoned pro.

1. Start today.

I was always one of those tomorrow people. You know the kind, right? Tomorrow I will exercise. Tomorrow I will eat better. Tomorrow I will care about my health.

No more. Be a today person. It’s time to live fully! Whatever you are planning to do in the new year for your health, start this very minute and don't put it off.

2. Drink lots of water.

Often times people are dehydrated and have no idea. Water is an important part of your everyday routine. I carry water with me everywhere I go in a reusable water bottle. I even travel with my water bottle so I can always hydrate.

3. Get annual health checkups.

This seems to be a no-brainer but I am surprised at the amount of people who actually don't go to see their doctor and dentist annually. Making certain that your teeth and body are in order means that you can stick to your health goals.

4. Get moving. Stretch and exercise daily.

No matter what, try to at least move or exercise for 10 minutes a day. I do squats in my bathroom while I am putting makeup on or fixing my hair. I stretch every morning when I wake up and this is a great start to my day. Every move counts!

5. Learn proper portion sizes.

This was key for me. I had no idea what a proper portion size was until I started researching it. Now I know exactly how much to eat and I can track my portions much better. In fact, I love that Weight Watchers offers pre-packaged snacks which makes portion control easy.

6. Reduce screentime.

Reducing my screentime is something that I aspire to do every single day. I try to put my phone down, get off of the computer and just read an actual book every single night before going to bed. Reduced screentime means less strain on my eyes which is always a good thing.

7. Practice proper posture.

Sit up straight. You would be surprised at how effective proper posture can be on your body. You can experience much less fatigue and your back with thank you.

Health & Wellness Tips for the New YearHealth & Wellness Tips for the New Year8. Plan your meals, snacks and EAT breakfast daily.

Honestly this seems like a lot of work but you would be surprised at how much time you can actually save by planning what you are going to eat every day. I plan absolutely everything that I will be eating for the next day the night before.

For example, this quick but delicious lunch was made with Arnold Sandwich Thins (endorsed by Weight Watchers), turkey, apples and lettuce.

Health & Wellness Tips for the New YearI loved all of the Weight Watchers items purchased. The Arnold Sandwich Thins (endorsed by Weight Watchers) make the perfect sandwich without a lot of extra bread. I always feel better about eating a sandwich on Arnold Sandwich Thins which are endorsed by Weight Watchers.

Weight Watchers Cheese is a great snack on the go or to eat at home.  I always carry the cheese around with me as a snack so that I can have it on the go or anytime. I love the taste and the consistency of the cheese. In fact, since this cheese is only 1 SmartPoint value per stick, this makes it my new favorite snack.

The Weight Watchers Frozen Novelties: English Toffee Crunch Ice Cream Bars are absolutely amazing and the perfect treat for those nights when I am craving something sweet. In fact, my husband likes them just as much as I do. Not only do they have less than 100 calories per serving, the Weight Watchers frozen novelties have a lower points value per serving than other “diet” novelties.

Health & Wellness Tips for the New Year Health & Wellness Tips for the New YearAbout Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers, which operates in about 30 countries around the world, uses a science-driven approach to help participants lose weight by forming helpful habits, eating smarter, getting more exercise and providing support. Weight Watchers offers a variety of deliciously satisfying “better for you” food products that can be enjoyed as part of this lifestyle.

Weight Watchers food products include Arnold Sandwich Thins, frozen novelties, cheese, candies and Healthy Pop Popcorn. These sensible options provide a convenient way to make smarter choices without sacrificing great taste and are consistent with the Weight Watchers philosophy of enjoying a full range of food options while managing body weight and practicing portion control.

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  1. These are great products for getting healthy this year!! Weight Watchers makes great food products for weight loss.

  2. Claudia Krusch

    These Weight Watchers treats look so good. I would love to try them. I need to work on drinking more water in a day.

  3. Ann Bacciaglia

    I need to set some weight loss goals for this year. I have been working on drinking more water. A walking buddy would be a lot of help.

  4. I don’t see my doctor annually. I just never have health issues, but I do see a dentist regularly and I feel like I kind of get the same general overview of care at my annual gyno appointment. They do a lot of the same things. I’ve taken on the new thing of drinking water each morning before my coffee. That’s a big deal for me since that is usually the start to my day.

  5. That is number one on my resolutions. Thanks for these great tips!

  6. jo

    Yes, plan meals and do not forget the Weight Watchers desserts! That toffee crunch looks like something I’d enjoy. I saw a few items at our local Target but I’m not sure if they have everything, or maybe they’re always sold out! O.O

  7. I need to work towards the healthy check ups this year because after spending so much time in the hospital last year I am trying to avoid anything medical related. I know I need to set an appointment though.

  8. My Teen Guide

    Healthy is my resolutions. I want to keep my health good. This is such an awesome tips!

  9. Upping my water intake is always my biggest challenge. I have to force myself to drink it until it becomes second nature. These are wonderful tips!

  10. I have heard so many success stories from those who have participated in Weight Watchers. I know that I started my weight loss journey again after a hiatus a week ago. I haven’t gotten in hardly any exercise because my IT band is flared up again. The only way to fix that is to stretch or use a massage roller to get the knots out. I could use a massage again too.

  11. Thanks for the great tips, I’m all into health and wellness these days. I’ve got to get me some of these products, the Arnold Sandwich Thins would be a great place to start.

  12. Kathy

    These are all such great tips. I have been trying to be more healthy and exercise more this year. So far things are going well.

  13. I gained more than 10pounds in the last couple of months and I need to shake them off. These are very helpful tips.

  14. I’m trying to reduce screen time too and hopefully, I’ll get into that much needed exercise pretty soon. 🙂 Thanks for the tips!

  15. Robin rue

    So many people underestimate the value of drinking enough water. It’s super important 😄

  16. I love Weight Watchers frozen meals and treats. I ea them all the time, in fact. Great call on remembering to include drinking plenty of water. That always helps keep you feeling your best.

  17. This is a timely reminder to begin a food plan. I need to eat healthier. It’s tough with all the after holiday candy sales though! Which brings me to portion control, my arch nemesis, I have to change that!

  18. Pam

    These are great tips for getting and staying healthy in 2017. I need to get better about not skipping breakfast.

  19. I am not a believer of fad diets. I think your tips are way better than those. Portion control works for me, and I also trained myself to do 6 small meals a day. That keeps me from getting hunger pangs which would push me into stuffing myself with empty calorie snacks. Drinking more water and doing longer walks is also included in my healthy way of life plan this year.

  20. Meagan

    We love sandwich thins. My favorite is probably turkey and ranch with spinach.

  21. Weight Watchers has so many yummy options to help with eating well. Coupled with portion control and moving the body daily, that’s a great recipe for overall health success.

  22. I didn’t know Target had all those Weight Watchers things! I really need to get on track, and i love all the foods you listed,  I just need to stick to it!

  23. Kristi

    I’m glad to see there are so many great snack and food options for loosing weight, makes the process much easier.

  24. I am cutting back on screen time myself. I am trying to shut down like a normal job at 4pm!

  25. I think I started off good. I’ve been drinking lots of water and limited technology time in the house. We going away this weekend with the kids and my husband isnt allowed to work!

  26. It is such a good idea to get up and walk a bit everyday. This can be difficult for us bloggers, which leads to a overly sedentary lifestyle.

  27. Jeanine

    My one goal this year is to get back to the old me. I had baby #7 this past summer and haven’t had much success losing the weight, and this is top priority for me. WW stuff is really amazing. So many great snacks!

  28. These tips are perfect for people who work in front of their computers most of the time. I think it’s important that we start focusing on our health.

  29. Dana Valento

    this is perfect for everyone in the family! health comes first! i would like to look for this product on next grocery time!

  30. Lisa Heath

    Great tips! I love those snack recommendations. String cheese is usually my go to snack

  31. I am definitely due for an annual physical, as it has been more than a year since my last checkup. Those Weight Watchers ice cream bars would be a great guilt free way to treat myself too.

  32. We’ve been focusing on proper portion sizes, being active even if it’s just a little bit, every day, and drinking tons of water. It’s crazy how little changes make big improvements!

  33. Water, water, water! Its the best fitness and health tip I give everyone!

  34. Yes to lots of water and I have to say I love all the weight watchers snacks that are available! I have to go and stock up so I can stay on track with my weight and fitness goals for 2017!

  35. These are some really great health and wellness tips that you share here. It’s so important to live a healthy lifestyle every single day of the year.

  36. Yes, drinking lots of water is at the top of my list! My body suffers when I’m dehydrated.

  37. Great tips. With most of us sitting the majority of our days, practicing better posture is definitely something we all need to do more.

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