Lisa Valente, M.S., R.D.
December 17, 2015
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We want you to make 2016 your healthiest year yet. Join us January 4-29 for the Make Healthy Happen Challenge. We'll be offering tips, recipes, dinner plans and inspiration to make healthy happen.

Welcome to the Make Healthy Happen Challenge. It's our first week and a fresh start for the new year. We've designed the challenge to help you kick-start your goals and stay motivated this month. Don't forget to take a peek at the 500-calorie dinner plan for this week. Here is our first week of daily inspiration to help you get started, tackle your excuses, get healthy and lose weight.

Day 1: Start getting healthier and track your progress with apps, the scale and photos.

Day 2: It's time to make a plan. Here's how to break it down.

Day 3: If you love food (sometimes too much), this is the perfect trick for you.

Day 4: No time to cook? No problem-we've got you covered!

Day 5: Have you ever uttered the words "I hate going to the gym"? Here's our solution.

Day 6: If it's willpower you're lacking, today's tip helps you set yourself up for success.

Day 7: Remember: diets don't work. So here's what we recommend instead.