HHP's Texas Obersity Research Center was featured by UH news in an article on strategies to get back on track to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Below is an excerpt from the article:
The time between the Thanksgiving feast and the New Year’s
resolutions is only five weeks, but it wreaks havoc on dietary resolve and
physical activity habits. The University of Houston Texas Obesity Research
Center offers these 10 strategies to get back on track to maintaining a healthy
1. Don’t despair. If you have fallen off the wagon, forgive
yourself. And get back on again! If you lose yourself and eat more than you
want, eat a little less the next day. It is never too late to take action.
2. Document the evidence. Write down what and how much you
eat of everything. Writing things down helps you to stay in control and
remember what you are eating and doing every day. Looking at your notes can be
a helpful reminder for you to stay on track. Remember to include beverages. You
can also write down your daily physical activities, too.
Read the entire article on the UH news website
Visit the Texas Obesity Research Center (TORC) website
Visit the Understanding Neighborhood Determinants Of Obesity (UNDO) website