English Composition II
How I Lost Weight and How I Stay Healthy
Many Americans are in the diet and weight-loss craze, the population as a whole is still considered overweight. This may be due to many factors, such as lack of nutrition in food and having an inactive lifestyle. To maintain health and life span, one must exercise, eat moderately, and eat foods that have nutritional value. In over the past four years I have followed a plan that has successfully help me lose weight and stay healthy.
Losing weight could be a short term goal, but the main idea is to eat and maintain a healthier lifestyle. To lose weight in a way that doesn’t damage one’s body, start off by creating a schedule chart of what time you eat and what type of foods in a day. I noticed when I have done this; I was shocked to find out I was eating six meals a day. Majority of the food intake I consume are all high cholesterol saturated fat and not enough nutritional meals that have fiber and carbohydrates to help keep me full. I cut down from six meals to three meals a day. For breakfast I would eat Fiber one cereal with silk milk and cut slices of banana, and then for lunch I would eat a grilled chicken césar salad, and at night a small meal of chicken or meat with brown rice on the side with beans. For drinks I would consume only cold glass of water and energy drinks that have no calories and sugar. Between my lunch and dinner I would have small snacks of mixed nuts and low fat yogurt. Everyone has different times of what breakfast, lunch and dinner could be for them. For me I eat breakfast at seven o’clock in the morning, and then give my body four to five hours until I eat lunch at twelve o’clock and then eight hours until dinner.
Exercise and having an active lifestyle is an important component to maintain in order to lose weight and stay healthy. Four years ago, I went threw a depression time in my life. I stop doing out door...
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