As you move toward your goal, build momentum by thumbing through biographies or magazine profiles of people who've already achieved a similar dream. Keep a file of inspiring quotes, and reread those quotes when you're feeling discouraged. "Sometimes we lose the belief that change is possible, but taking a cue from the people we admire can be very motivating," says life-purpose and career coach Maggie Mistal.
Up your servings of green, red, purple, orange, and yellow fruits and veggies, and substitute more roots and starchy vegetables for grains. Our Weeks 3 and 4 recipes will help keep you focused on fresh, natural, and whole foods.
Try quinoa for breakfast! This versatile gluten-free "grain" (actually a seed) is a great choice any time of the day.