Goal Setting and Behavior Change

What Parents Can Do to Change Their Child’s Behavior

Normal behavior in children depends on the child’s age, personality, and physical and emotional development.

Phrases that Help and Hinder

As the caregiver, you play the biggest role in your child’s eating behavior. What you say has an impact on developing healthy eating habits. Negative phrases can easily be changed into positive, helpful ones!

Strive for an Active Lifestyle

How many daily steps are enough to achieve better health? There’s no magic number, but as your daily number of steps increase, so do the health benefits.

Keeping a Food Journal

Research has proven time and time again, that journaling what we consume on a daily basis, is a powerful tool in managing weight, losing weight, and most importantly–keeping it off.  Recording daily intake helps promote mindful eating (while minimizing “mindless” eating).  So start today!

100 Ways to Cut 100 Calories

Small changes in the types of foods you eat and in the portion sizes you choose can quickly add up to 100 reduced calories, or even more. To stop weight gain, most Americans need to: Add 2,000 additional steps each day, and eat 100 fewer daily calories!