My Healthy Eating Guide, by Julianne Hough

In her first column for Byrdie, our inspiring celebrity contributor, Julianne Hough, told us how she stays motivated and fit during the holidays (hint: dancing is involved). With the first month of a new year nearly under our belts, Hough is sharing her healthy-eating, happy-living secrets. From her favorite pre-workout nosh, to the one rule she abides by when it comes to indulging, she’s got a plenty of great advice...

Hi Byrdie readers! I hope your 2015 has been off to a great start. My resolution for the year was to focus on balance. In order to stay active and energetic, and with how often I travel, I need to make healthy choices—that fuel my life instead of slowing me down. That said, I love eating, so you won’t find me swearing off major food groups. It’s all about, well, balance! Keep reading for my simple guide to fueling a healthy life, while still having fun.