March 06, 2011 12:00 PM by Lisa Princ
Who can forget season ten runner up of The Biggest Loser on NBC, Frado Dinten? Frado won the hearts of millions and had viewers rooting for him to take the win. Despite coming in second place, Frado continues his healthy lifestyle at home and is now inspiring students to eat healthy. Keep reading for recipe details!
The Biggest Loser’s season ten runner up, Frado Dinten who ended up at 221 lbs on the finale is continuing his healthy lifestyle at home and more recently visited a school to talk with children about proper nutrition. The father of three, who was given 5 years to live by the show’s doctor when he started at the ranch headed to an elementary school last week, where National Nutrition Month kicked off, Dinten told an assembly of 135 fifth-grade students the importance of eating a good breakfast. Frado says he knew first hand the effects of not eating breakfast as he told students “Your body is like your car engine, and breakfast and lunch are the fuels you put in your car to run. That’s what I wasn’t doing, eating breakfast.” He started off with a video of himself at his full weight, talking to the camera in tears that he didn’t want to die.
Frado Dinten, who now wears a size 34 pants instead of a size 50 and who went from taking 7 pills per day down to nothing but vitamins says “I added 25 years to my life. In fact, I’m going to live to be 85, unless I step in front of a bus tomorrow.” When he questioned by students about going on The Biggest Loser, Frado replied with “I really don’t know,” Dinten said. “I was lucky. God said, they, this is your turn. Now I’m trying to pay it forward by talking to all of you. You don’t chose to be fat, but you can chose to change it.” The school’s principal said “Usually we have someone from the cafeteria staff talking about healthy lunches. This is really different for us.” about Frado, who was asked by his childhood friend to speak at the school in which both his children attend.
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