Lashanta from the hit TLC show “My 600-Pound Life” is from San Antonio, Texas. She first appeared on the show in the 8th episode of season 5 and quickly became a fan favorite.
Before appearing on the show, Lashanta had battled weight issues for most of her life. She weighed over 600 pounds when she reached out for help and was determined to make a change.
Journey Through 600 Pound Life:
Throughout the show, viewers followed along as Lashanta worked with Dr. Now to achieve her goal of a healthy, weight loss. This included:
- Adhering to a calorie-controlled diet – Lashanta followed a 1200-1500 calorie diet that included nutrient-dense, whole foods such as fruits, vegetables, lean proteins and healthy fats.
- Engaging in regular physical activity – Lashanta worked out several days a week, incorporating strength-training and endurance-based exercises.
- Attending weekly therapy sessions – Lashanta attended weekly therapy sessions with Dr. Now in order to address any underlying issues that may as been contributing to her unhealthy weight.
Where Is She Now?
Thanks to her hard work, Lashanta has achieved her goal of a healthy weight. She currently weighs 238 pounds and has maintained that healthy weight for the past two years. Most importantly, she is now healthy and happy and continues to inspire fans around the world through her story.