French Essay French Cuisine

Healthy lifestyles

Your friend emailed on the following points:

  • opinion on healthy habits
  • diet
  • ways to relax
  • opinion on smoking
  • ways to keep a healthy lifestyle in the future

Salut David,

Pour moi, la santé est très importante et j’essaie de mener une vie saine. Je dirais que je suis en bonne santé parce que je prends cinq portions de fruits chaque jour, mais je mange aussi du chocolat tous les jours. Je pense que je suis en forme car je fais de l’exercice cinq fois par semaine et je ne fume pas, cependant, je mange des cochonneries de temps en temps.

Je crois qu’avoir un régime équilibré est la chose la plus importante dans ma vie. Le matin, je mange des céréales pour me donner de l’énergie et je bois un jus de fruits. À midi, je mange un sandwich ou une salade et je prends un thé. J’essaie de ne pas manger trop de sucreries, mais j’ai un faible pour le chocolat et normalement, pour le goûter, je mange une barre de chocolat. Pour le dîner, je mange du poulet ou du poisson parce qu’il faut manger des protéines. C’est nécessaire pour le corps.

Quand je suis stressé, en général, je fais de l’exercice. Je joue au foot avec mes amis par exemple, ou je vais à la piscine. Hier soir, j’ai écouté de la musique pour me détendre parce que je me suis disputé avec ma mère. C’était une conversation difficile, mais après avoir écouté de la musique, j’ai parlé avec elle et maintenant, je me sens bien.

Je ne fume pas, mais j’ai beaucoup d’amis qui fument régulièrement. Je pense que c’est dangereux parce que c’est mauvais pour la santé. Le tabagisme peut causer le cancer des poumons et pour ma part, cela n'en vaut pas la peine.

À l’avenir, j’essayerai d’éviter de manger des cochonneries et j’ai l’intention de faire plus d’exercice le week-end. Pour le goûter, je mangerai un fruit ou un yaourt parce que je voudrais maigrir un peu.

Et toi, qu’est-ce que tu fais pour garder la forme ?

À bientôt,

Romain

Translation

Hi David,

For me, health is very important and I try to lead a healthy life. I would say that I am healthy because I have five portions of fruit each day but, I also eat chocolate every day. I think that I am in shape because I do exercise five times a week and I don’t smoke, however, I eat junk food from time to time.

I believe that having a balanced diet is the most important thing in my life. In the morning I eat cereal to give me energy and I drink a fruit juice. At midday I eat a sandwich or a salad and I have a tea. I try to not eat too much sugary food but I have a weakness for chocolate and normally as a snack I eat a bar of chocolate. For dinner I eat some chicken or some fish because you have to eat proteins. Your body needs it.

When I am stressed usually I exercise. For example, I play football with my friends or I go to the swimming pool. Last night I listened to music to relax because I argued with my mum. It was awful conversation but after having listened to music, I spoke to her and now I feel fine.

I don’t smoke but I have lots of friends who smoke regularly. I think that it’s dangerous because it’s bad for your health. Smoking can cause lung cancer and for my part it’s not worth it.

In the future I will try to avoid junk food and I intend to do more exercise at the weekend. As a snack I will eat fruit or yogurt because I would like to lose a bit of weight.

What about you? How do you keep fit?

See you soon,

Romain

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