So you've decided to change your eating habits.
Have you thought about getting support in making this
Having the support of people close to you is an important
part of change. It doesn't matter if you're changing a job, a routine, or how
you eat—support gives you a better chance of making the change work.
- Support can come from lots of people. Your
family and friends can help you change how you eat, but you also can get help
- Support comes in many forms. It can be positive words
and actions or gentle reminders to stay on track.
- Support works.
Research shows that getting support from spouses, family members, and friends
is important in making behavior changes that affect health.1
- Some people that you may expect to support you may not help you
and may even make it harder for you to succeed.
- You can decide who you want to share your plans for change
How can your family and friends help you?