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5 Ways To Help Your Spouse Eat Healthier—No Nagging Required! (Page 5)

4. Lead by Example

Pictured Recipe: Maple-Nut Granola

4. Lead by Example

How can I get my husband to eat a healthy breakfast if I don’t? I try to live the healthy life I want us both to enjoy by adopting my own healthy habits. Making a batch of Maple-Nut Granola once a week means I have a quick nutritious breakfast or snack always available for me, and my husband now eats it too. Several studies have shown that influence from friends and family on eating and physical activity habits has a strong impact on your own health behaviors. Therefore, if I eat healthy and exercise, my husband is much more likely to follow suit.

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