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The health behavior I would like to change is how I eat I want to change this behavior because I do not eat healthy at all I eat fast food and a lot of junk Because of my eating habits I have gained weight I feel tired most of the day and I lack the motivation to do anything that exerts energy I want to be able to feel good about myself mentally and physically and by eating healthy I think I can accomplish that I have had asthma since I was a child and being overweight has made my condition worse There is a history of high blood pressure and diabetes in my family this scares me because I am at greater risk for these diseases if I am overweight Usually if I hang out with my friends or do something with my husband food is always involved I think that if instead of going to eat as an activity we could do something active to deter us from eating at restaurants that usually have unhealthy foods To change the way I eat I have decided to use menus based on the healthy eating pyramid The pyramid recommends sharply restricting red meat potatoes and refined grains Limiting dairy products to one or two servings a day Replacing saturated fat with healthier unsaturated vegetable oils Consuming large amounts of whole grains fruits and vegetables By eating a variety of foods from each of the five major food groups every day I can meet the daily requirements for protein calories vitamins minerals and fiber wwwintelihealthcom A typical menu would be Breakfast cup of orange juice 1 cup cooked oatmeal 1-cup low fat milk Lunch 3 slices turkey breast 2 slices whole grain bread Fresh broccoli and tomato slices 1 tablespoon low fat dressing 1 apple Snack cup tomato juice 2 large rice cakes Dinner chicken breast baked or broiled
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