Eric and Maleka Beal are co-founders of BetterChoices, healthy lifestyle coaches, authors, speakers, and advocates for healthier living.
Their own inspirational 300lb weight loss journey began in 2006. Determined to gain control of their lives, Eric & Maleka embarked on a systematic approach to improve their health. As a result, Eric, who at his heaviest weighed 400lbs, lost 150lbs. Maleka, whose own weight topped 276 pounds, lost incredible 138 pounds–literally half her size.
Both New Orleans natives, Eric proudly served five years with the United States Army. He is an honored Gulf War combat veteran and recipient of the Kuwaiti Liberation Medal. As two successful entrepreneurs with over 20 years experience, Eric and Maleka started BetterChoices, a healthy lifestyle company with an emphasis on educating, motivating, and empowering individuals to live healthier lives, one betterchoices at a time.
“We want to teach individuals how they can attain optimal health, lose weight, and create a healthier lifestyle that works for them. The first step begins with learning HOW & WHY to make BetterChoices.”
As a couple, Eric and Maleka bring a unique perspective to healthier living, weight loss, healthier cooking, and daily activity. Their approach & process is rooted in education, awareness, truth, and accountability.
Eric and Maleka reside in New Orleans, LA with their two sons and Angel, the family Rottweiler.