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Check Three Things You Will Do To Help You Lose Weight
Your Choice for Change - Honoring the Gift of Heart Health for American Indians
Section Five - Maintain a Healthy Weight! Stay Active and Feel Better!
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_____ Get up 15 minutes earlier to eat breakfast at home. Include fruit, whole-grain bread, and fat-free or low-fat (1%) milk.
_____ Prepare a heart healthy lunch the night before. Include fruits, vegetables, and small portions of leftovers.
_____ Take a piece of fruit for a snack at work.
_____ Eat smaller portions at dinner. Eat vegetables every night, or have a salad with low-calorie dressing.
_____ Drink water instead of soda or other drinks high in calories and sugar.
_____ Get active at work, at home, and in your spare time. Walk with your family or a friend.
Pass On the Gift of Heart Health.
When you maintain a healthy weight, you are also setting an example of heart healthy living for your children and the youth in your community. Pass on the gift of healthy living and long life to future generations.
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES