How the “Stages of Change” Affect Goal Planning & Outcome

By Rita Larsen, RD, CD; Elite Sports Clubs Nutrition Educator & Diet Counselor

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Researchers who study why some individuals do and some do not accomplish their goals, have a very compelling answer for us. “They are not ready!” As simple an answer as this may be, considerable study at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has shown that individuals go through “stages of change” which, when followed, will lead anyone to their desired outcome and, hopefully, their goal. Continue reading How the “Stages of Change” Affect Goal Planning & Outcome