Eating Healthy Informative Outline Essay

Informative Outline Topic:  Eating Healthily With A Busy Lifestyle General Purpose: To inform Specific Purpose: To inform the audience how to eat healthily on the run Thesis: Today we 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 a just a few of the ways you can still manage to eat something decent while maintaining a hectic pace. I. Introduction: How many of you want to be healthy?

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 another activity? Most of us are. Today we 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 a just a few of the ways you can still manage to eat something decent while maintaining a hectic pace. TR: The best way to watch what you eat is planning beforehand and packing your meals II. st Main Point: Want healthy choices, pack your lunch A. Can choose healthier options than if eating out B. Usually less expensive than eating out C. Many convenient options available 1. PROTEIN POWDER! Always good 2. Pre-cooked, pre-cut chicken, turkey, etc. 3. Sandwiches/ wraps- low-carb wraps, high in protein 4. Greek Yogurt 5. Pre-cut veggies/ fruit 6. Microwaveable Sweet Potatoes 7. Hard-boiled eggs 8. Oatmeal 9. Brown Rice D. Can prepare the night before for convenience so easy to eat healthy 1. Always cook in bulk and freeze for later a. Turkey Chili- Use extra lean 99% b. Grilled Chicken . Burgers- 99% Turkey Burgers/ 96% Beef- Extra Lean d. Fish/ Seafood- Tilapia, Salmon, Shrimp e. Egg whites (turkey bacon) = Good Anytime f. Anything w/ ground beef/ turkey ex.

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Tacos, stuffed shells E. Microwaveable frozen healthy dinners are another option 1. Lean Cuisine 2. Healthy Choice TR: If you don’t bring food with you there are many ways to make the options available to you healthier. III. 2nd Main Point: Choose wisely if eating out A. Many restaurants (both fast-food and others)  incorporating healthier choices into their menus 1. Salads 2. Baked or grilled entrees 3. Low-carb options . Fruits and yogurts B. You can make choices that are healthier 1. No mayo or other creamy sauces/ dressings 2. Choose grilled instead of fried 3. Grilled chicken is usually on the menu 4. Leave off the French-fries C. Some restaurants geared toward healthy eating 1. Muscle Maker Grill 2. Subway TR: A big problem for some is snacking, snacking in between meals is ok as long as you have healthy snacks available IV. 3rd Main Point: Keep healthy snacks easily accessible to stave off hunger A. Fruit B. Protein Shakes (also a good breakfast on the go) C. Protein bars D. Water – lots of it E.

Rice Cakes F. Greek Yogurt TR: These tips will help you stay on track even with limited time during the day V. Conclusion: 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. 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 that YOU don’t end up super-sized.

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