By Madonna Behen
In order to increase your odds of success, you need to make good health a top priority. An easy way to start? "Families should take stock of how many commitments they make and try to strike a balance between activities and cooking meals at home," says Kathy Keenan Isoldi, R.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of nutrition at Long Island University's CW Post Campus. "Preparing meals together is a great way to spend time with your children, save money on food, and improve the health of the entire family."