Profile ofTransformed Traditionalists LIFESTYLE:Light activity, mainly walking PERSONALITY: Pleaser, caregiver, nurturer Very connected to family Relies on others for motivation STRIVES FOR: Healthy, well balanced diet PARENTING: Trying to instill healthy eating while keeping everybody happy FAN OF: Traditional, mainstream foods Savings
She has Developed a More Positive Relationship with Food FOOD IS… Comfort Joy Love Togetherness Tradition I FEEL… Proud Healthier Happier 2nd Marriage Improved • Renewed • Healthier
She Transformed her Eating, her Weight, and Health, and is Proud of it! TRANSFORMED TRADITIONALIST’S JOURNEY START STRATEGY Healthy substitutions TRIGGERS TO TRANSFORM Weight, Health WHERE AM I At?Happy, Proud, Healthier
Her Journey Typically Started inHer Original Home Not healthy No portion control Limited fresh Lots of packaged food, high fat (dessert, fried) Food is love, reward, comfort Food focused Parents were not good role models for healthy eating Food in the Home Family Time Parents Messages about food
As such, she Developed Unhealthy Eating Habits and the result was… • Obesity/Excess Weight Gain • Lower Self Esteem • Heightened health risk: • High Blood Pressure • Diabetes • Heart disease • Fear – health issues run in the family.
She decided to Improve her Health and Lose Weight by Making Better Choices “I have to get control… I can’t stand this anymore…my weight and my fibro myalgia are out of control… let’s do it!”