• By Vivien Williams

Mayo Clinic Minute: Ditch your resolutions day? No way

January 17, 2017

Group of New Year resolutions written on Post It notesJan. 17 has been dubbed Ditch Your Resolutions Day, because, by that date, many people have returned to their old habits. Why is it so hard to keep New Year's resolutions? Mayo experts say one reason may be that people make drastic changes that are just too difficult to maintain, especially when it comes to weight loss.

In this Mayo Clinic Minute, nutrition expert Dr. Donald Hensrud has tips on how to reach your New Year's weight-loss goals. Vivien Williams reports.

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