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Life's Too Short... so make the most of it! Try something new, eat something healthy, grow something beautiful, hug someone you love, move around a lot, and be kind to yourself. Melanie Cole brings you the best tips from lifestyle and fitness experts, including guests from the American College of Sports Medicine.

Encore Episode: Healthy Eats for Movie Goers

From the Show: Life's Too Short
Summary: Learn some healthy alternative snacks to take to the movies or on another outing.
Air Date: 6/5/18
Duration: 22:26
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Jacob Bustos, Chef & Author
Jacob BustosJacob Bustos is a chef, cooking coach, and food enthusiast who has been in the food business for twenty-four years. Jacob, who has always been passionate about hospitality, beat his battle with morbid obesity and has set out to make a positive impact on people. He will tell you that as long as you know him, he will never let you go hungry. This is true to his mission that food is love, family, and fellowship. He will also be the first to tell you how important healthy food choices are. Jacob began his career in the fast food business and earned various awards for great customer service. He left the fast food business in 2002 and currently works in upper management for a number of fast-causal Panera Bread restaurants in the Southern California area. Jacob underwent a life-saving bariatric procedure in 2012 that began his 160-pound weight loss journey. He also underwent a traumatic skin removal surgery in 2015 that nearly ended his life. During this traumatic event, he had a very private and personal experience with his Maker that affirmed his mission on earth to feed people with much healthier options. Jacob has been in demand for speaking engagements and has produced videos to teach and coach better eating habits. His ability to take a regular food dish and create a healthier version have been in high demand. Jacob resides in Valencia, California, just north of Los Angeles.
You’re headed to the movies or another outing. You need something healthy, tasty and portable.

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Here are some simple suggestions:

  • Small portions of cooked chicken
  • Peanut butter
  • Blueberries
  • Cut fruits and veggies
  • Oatmeal
  • Granola
  • Almonds
  • Stew
  • Smoothies
If you do buy snacks when you’re out, portion control is your friend. Don’t deprive yourself of amazing foods -- just eat small portions. Skip the fried foods, added condiments and butter. Drink plenty of water.

Listen as chef Jacob Bustos joins Melanie Cole, MS, to share his favorite snacks on-the-go.

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