How to Eat Healthily With a Busy Lifestyle Central Idea: To give pointer on how a person can eat healthy with a busy schedule Introduction Attention grabber: How many of you want to be healthy? But think you can’t due to your busy lifestyle…. Orientation: How many of you find it a challenge to eat healthily, because you are always running somewhere such as from work to school or from school to other activities you may have? Most of us are.
Today I will discuss ways you can incorporate healthy eating into your lifestyle even if you are always on the go. Packing a lunch, choosing restaurants wisely, and keeping nutritious snacks on hand are just a few of the ways you can still manage to eat something decent while maintaining a hectic pace. Transition: Let’s start shall we Body 1. Want healthy choices, pack your lunch a. You can choose healthier options than eating out b. It tends to usually less expensive than eating out c. There are many convenient options such as: . Pre-cooked, pre-cut turkey, chicken, etc. 2. Fruit cups, applesauce, etc. 3. Pre-cut veggies d. You can prepare the night before for convenience so it’s easy to eat healthy. e. Microwaveable frozen healthy dinners are another option 1. Lean Cuisine 2. Healthy Choice 2 Choose wisely if eating out a. Many restaurants ( both fast-food and others) are incorporating healthier choices into their menus 1. Salads 2. Baked or grilled entrees 3. Low carb options 4. Fruit and yogurts b. You can make choices that are healthier . Ask them to hold the mayo and/or other fattening sauces 2. Choose broiled or grilled instead of fried 3. Cut out the French fries c. Some restaurants geared towards healthy eating 1. Subway 2. Mcdonald’s (now has low-carb menu) 3. Wendy’s 3 Keep healthy snacks easily accessible to stave off hunger a. Fruits b. Yogurts smoothies ( also a good breakfast on the go) c. Whole grain cereal bars d. Water- plenty of it Conclusion Signal: Well these are some of the ways you can remain eating healthy but before I go….
Summary: Today we have looked at various options for eating healthy on the go. We have learned how packing a lunch, choosing a restaurant and entree wisely, and keeping nutritious snacks on hand can all contribute to better eating habits even with a busy lifestyle. Clincher: So the next time you think about heading to the drive through to order that burger and fries consider this: With just a little planning you can enjoy a meal that’s delicious AND healthy so YOU don’t end up SUPER-SIZED!