10 Portion Distortion 20 Years AgoToday 210 Calories How many calories are in today’s portion of fries? 610 Calories = 1 hour 45 minutes of walking
11 Resources for my Patients Office Visit Physician’s Home Page E-Mail Your Doctor Classes & Support Groups Multi- Disciplinary Team of Professionals
12 The real trick is to stay alive as long as you live. Ann Landers
13 Your Prescription to Thrive Physical activity Nutrition Know Your numbers
Physical activity Take the stairs whenever possible Purchase a pedometer; aim for 10,000 steps per day Display “exercise prescription” in a visible place If you drive to work or stores, park in a space far away from the door and walk If you take public transportation, get off a stop early and walk Walk on your lunch break Try exercising with friends or a group Consider strength training for 20 minutes 2-3 times per week Nutrition Pay attention to portions; avoid super-sizing When eating out, consider splitting an entrée Set regular times to eat: 3 meals and no more than 2 snacks per day Limit saturated and trans fats Increase daily intake of fruits and vegetables: at least 5, aim for 7-9 Since fiber can increase the feeling of fullness, aim for 2-3 servings of whole grain food per day Limit sweetened beverages, drink water or nonfat or 1% milk Know Your Numbers BMI Cholesterol Blood Pressure Blood Sugar Check out my webpage at http://www.kp.org/mydoctor/ Your Prescription to Thrive
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