06/12/2011 02:12 am ET Updated Aug 11, 2011

6 Ways To Start -- And Keep -- A Healthy Diet

Whether you're trying to eat healthier, lose weight or incorporate more plant-based foods into your diet or reduce the amount of refined carbohydrates, these tips will be helpful in making a positive dietary shift.

It may take weeks, months or even years to reach your goal. Use these tips as a guide towards making continuous efforts for your specific dietary goals. Every positive change makes a difference!