Health & fitness leaders give insight on how to make healthy choices, stick to resolutions in the new year

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — At the end of every year, as the new year approaches, many people decide they would like to make lifestyle changes, especially when it comes to health and fitness.

“I think trying to turn over that leaf and start doing healthier habits each day is a great idea. The new year offers a fresh start for a lot of people, and if that’s when you want to start, that is awesome,” said Brooke Rush, a registered dietitian with Hy-Vee.

Rush said it is never a bad idea to consider eating healthier.

“It’s a good way to