10 healthy New Year’s resolutions to stick to

Sugary drinks, even 100% fruit juices, are linked with a higher all-cause mortality risk, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open. Photo: Pexels

(Ashley R. Williams/ USA Today) –– Making your New Year’s resolutions? While many people tend to kick off January with hard-to-maintain health goals, the key is to start small, experts say.

The American Medical Association has recommendations for making health improvements in 2023 and beyond, ones the association says are realistic and within reach.    

“(We’ve listed goals) we think are really practical that people actually can accomplish and that can make a real difference in the health of the nation,” American Medical Association president Jack Resneck told USA TODAY.

Here’s what the AMA recommends for starting the new year in a healthy way. (…)