01/17/2012 12:23 pm ET Updated Mar 17, 2012

Easy Transitions to Healthier Eating

With a full year ahead of us, now is the perfect time to reset yourself when it comes to food and start making simple changes to our eating habits to make healthy eating less of a "resolution," a "sacrifice" or a "burden," and more of an easy, ingrained, natural part of everyday life.

Here, I discuss some uncomplicated ways to make those tiny adjustments to our food decisions that can stave off weight gain, make us feel more satisfied, thrill our taste buds and keep us healthier, for longer.

Simple Shifts to Healthier Eating in 2012

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Pooja Mottl, a Green, Whole Food Chef and Healthy Lifestyle Coach, focuses on sustainable eating. She is a graduate of the Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts. You can find all her latest recipes and other healthy living tips and tools at Pooja's Way

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