Health: Resolutions

There's something impossibly optimistic about New Year's resolutions. Every year, despite a long record of less-than-stellar behavior, we vow with all sincerity to do better and adopt habits that will make us healthier. The good news: New Year's resolutions pay off more often than lottery tickets. The bad news: the early weeks of January are littered with lapsed plans and unfulfilled promises. To increase the chances of success, we asked some experts for their advice on how to make this year's resolutions pay off. Here's what we learned:

LOSE WEIGHT We all know that the basic formula is to eat less...

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