Jessica Beniquez is a young woman from Florida in her 20s who struggled with her weight her entire life. By the end of her high school years, she weighed 320 pounds! From there, things only got worse. Soon, Beniquez’s lifestyle began to affect her health. That’s when she decided to attempt to make some substantial life changes.
Eventually, Beniquez decided that she wanted to see some serious results. However, that meant she needed to start a whole new life. So, she began working even harder at leading a better, healthier life. The road ahead was not easy. Now, after changing just two lifestyle habits, Beniquez is beating her biggest challenges. Read on to discover one of the most inspiring stories ever…
1. A Childhood Filled With Carbs
When we are children, we tend to like certain types of food more than others. Starting at around six months, we begin experimenting with different flavors and textures until we develop a preference for the ones we like the most. Mothers often try to feed their children with lots of fruits and vegetables, to nudge them in the right direction. However, sometimes it can be an impossible mission.
Jessica Beniquez has known her preferences for as long as she can remember. “I was overweight my whole life. As a child, I was a very picky eater. I only ate pasta, chicken nuggets, and French fries (a.k.a. carbs on carbs on carbs), and I rarely ate vegetables,” she said.