This whole article called "8 Clever Tips for the Body You Want" was very good, and the last tip pertains to this thread. Thought it was worth sharing.
"Make one change.
Our final piece of advice for getting the body you want as effortlessly as possible? Pick one easy diet- or exercise-related change that you know you can make, and start there. Says Wendy Bazilian, DrPH, RD, author of The SuperFoodsRx Diet, Small steps and strategies do add up.
Homework: Consider the habitual things you do every day, since they ultimately shape your health and fitness. Pick one unhealthy habit and trade it in for a healthier one
. For example, do you drink a high-fat, high-sugar coffee drink every day? If so, start ordering a plain coffee with low-fat milk. Or, if you donít exercise enough, start taking a daily walk. Youíll be surprised to see the difference one simple change can make. Once youíve mastered your first healthy change, you can move on to others."