Restaurants that used to tout January deals to help customers keep their New Year's resolutions are promoting year-round menus of lower-calorie and healthy options. There's evidence that the slow, steady approach from eateries and food companies is paying off. While one study shows that only 8% of people succeed with resolutions in any given year, a separate study from the USDA says Americans have been cutting back on calories and fat and eating more fiber in recent years, signaling a shift toward healthier lifestyles.

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