Fall is the best time to change eating habits — here are 6 reasons why


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As the air cools in the second week of September, and there’s no national holiday in sight to relieve you from your busy schedule, you may be feeling a bit sluggish.

September marks a shift each year from the care-free fun of summer to hectic and productive schedules of the fall. Yes, it’s hard to make that transition sometimes. Summer was so warm and that vacation to the beach was so fun.

But you may have splurged a bit and are feeling a bit sluggish and out of shape. It’s time for a change.

January and the start of a new year usually come with self-improvement goals, like working on your health and/or weight loss. Then your spend one night at the gym, and you remember why you haven't visited in over a yaer. Between trying to learn how to use the machines, waiting to use them and fighting the other 200 people who also decided that Jan. 1 would be the start of new habits, it’s no wonder that only 46% of those who make New Year’s resolutions continue to stick with them throughout the year.

That’s why fall is a much better time to make changes to your health and eating habits than the beginning of the calendar year. Instead of getting caught up in the hustle and bustle of a new school year, take control now and change your eating habits along with your schedule.

Here are six reasons why fall is the best time to change your eating habits.