Nutrition and Fitness Paper

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Nutrition and Fitness Paper SCI/100 PARADIGMS OF HEALTH Start Date: July 27, 2010 Instructor: Dr. Kathy Ebener By: Brooklyn Hernandez My current fitness is what I would consider to be average. I work a forty hour work week like most average Americans. My job keeps me moving a lot, and home life keeps me on my toes even more. I have two toddlers that I have to run behind on a daily basis. Nutritious habits, isn’t my area of expertise. I love food, and even joke that I have a fat kid that lives inside of me. I eat what I want to eat, when I want to eat it. I hardly ever eat breakfast. I usually only eat two meals a day, and some snacks too. I try to eat a well-balanced dinner with all the food groups, meats, veggies, grains, and sometimes…show more content…
We as an American culture tend to eat more then we should at one setting alone. This tends to bring on obesity as well, over time this expands our mind set to eat and we can overdue it. Cutting out soft drinks will help me in many ways. One way will be my inner and outer health. No one likes to give the doctor yellow urine; cutting out the soft drinks and drinking more water will help with that issue. Cutting out soft drinks also cuts down on the amount of caffeine to my body; this will also help with less acne on my face. Fitness is always a great way to promote healthy weight. Physical activities such as walking around the neighborhood, parking the car farthest from the entry doors, and taking the stairs instead of the elevator; are just a few types of physical fitness. If I incorporate these activities in to my daily schedule, this will help me keep and maintain a healthy weight. By doing any type of fitness will help with cardio and burning off calories; these are the items one needs to keep a healthy weight. Eating healthy snacks gives you energy with less calories on you intake. Eating smaller portions prevents you from over eating; when you’re done you’re done. This will help me stay steady on my weight gain. Cutting out soft drinks will help cut out sodium and sugar, these two items create lots weight gain. Over the entire path I’ve created above will help me with a healthier life style. I’m not super woman and it takes baby steps
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