4. Eat Smart
In 2013, food was a weakness. Not in 2014. You’re armed with new knowledge and even if you briefly fall off the wagon, the impact won’t be as damaging. Why? Your approach will be different. Use smaller plates and strongly consider your surroundings. A 2012 study found that people who ate in a relaxed atmosphere were more likely to reduce their caloric intake by an average of 170 calories. Meanwhile, Wisconsin researchers discovered that reduced caloric intake resulted in fewer incidents of diseases and a more youthful look.