This weight management program focuses on weight loss goals supported by healthier nutrition practices and increased physical activity. It is i9deal for the individual needing to lose 10-40 pounds, and at a stage of readiness where lifestyle changes can be made.
Nutrition education is delivered in a 4 week program led by a Registered Dietitian in the Minges
Wellness Center at UNC Lenoir Health Care. The program is a modified form of the national program, HealthyLife® Weigh, and focuses on the necessary formula for permanent weight loss: balancing calorie intake from food and calorie output through physical activity. We will assist you in making permanent lifestyle changes to help you get to and stay at a healthy body weight. This is not a diet but a new way of incorporating positive eating and activity habits.
Each Series consists of 4 classes, and attendance at all 4 classes is
necessary for completion:
Class #1: Get the Ball Rolling
(Portion Distortion, Meal Plans, Tracking)
Class #2: More or Less
(Nutrients to Increase & Decrease)
Class #3: Smart Choices
(Grocery Shopping, Recipe Make overs,
Class #4: Mind over Matter
(Emotional Eating, Slips, & Staying on Track)
Participants will receive two months membership in the Minges Wellness Center with an individual exercise
plan developed with an exercise specialist.