Start the Year Off Strong! Daily Wins, Lasting Changes: Achieve Your Health Goals with Small Steps, Big Wins

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As we step into the new year, many of us are looking for realistic ways to lose or maintain weight and achieve our health goals without the stress of a drastic transformation. Recently, registered dietitian-nutritionist, Scott Keatley, conducted a satellite media tour to share easy and sustainable tips to lose weight without completely overhauling your diet and routine.

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To help people with their New Years health resolutions, food tracking and nutrition app, MyFitnessPal, launched the free Small Steps, Big Wins plan. The one-week challenge introduces seven small changes that can have a big impact on health goals long-term across topics such as protein, sugar, hydration and more.

If you are trying to lose weight in the new year, the Small Steps, Big Wins plan can help you accomplish your goal through small changes, tips, food swaps, and daily affirmations. This plan is right for you if you are: looking to lose weight but dont want to completely overhaul your diet and routine, ready to make small daily changes that you can stick to long term or looking for easy tips and advice to keep you feeling motivated all year.

Tracking food with MyFitnessPal not only holds you accountable, but its also incredibly empowering to learn more about how your body responds to nutrition. Tracking allows you to understand the quantity (calories) and quality (macros – protein, fat, and carbs) of what you eat. It can be difficult to make sure you are getting enough nutrients, such as protein and fiber, without tracking with a tool, like MyFitnessPal.

If you want to start the year off strong, MyFitnessPal can provide inspiration on making small daily changes that add up to big improvements over time so that your resolutions last past January! Whether you're looking for healthy recipes, nutrition insights, food swaps, or workouts; the app is like having a nutritionist, personal trainer and coach right on your phone.

If youre interested in participating, simply download the free MyFitnessPal app on iOS and Android and join the Small Steps, Big Wins Plan today. You can join at any time and commit to making small changes to your daily routine for 7-days to kick-start the new year with a step in the right direction towards your wellness goals.

To learn more visit, or visit the Apple App store or Google Play store to download the app today.

About Scott Keatley

Scott Keatley is a Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist and member of MyFitnessPals Advisory Council. He is an active member of the Academy for Nutrition and Dietetics. Scott holds a masters degree in dietetics from Iowa State University, a BS in Food and Nutrition from Brooklyn College and completed training at the Brooklyn Hospital and the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, a nonprofit cancer treatment and research center. In addition to his clinical dietitian work, Scotts wellness contributions include NBC News, U.S. News & World Report, Cosmopolitan, Prevention and Yahoo Health. Additionally, Scott received The Media Excellence Award from the New York State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in 2023.

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