HEALTHY WEIGHT CLUB OVERVIEW
I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in good health…
III John 1:2
Healthy Weight Club
Launched in conjunction with the Wellness The Organic Way center, the Healthy Weight Club is a group oriented obesity prevention program designed to provide you with the education, guidance, and support to reach and then permanently maintain your healthy weight.
The Healthy Weight Club will meet twice a month for roughly an hour. The first thirty minutes will be a prepared educational talk, while the last 30 minutes will be an open forum / discussion period. The objectives will be:
· Professional guidance
· Group support
· Relationship building between people struggling with the same problems
· Optional weigh-in's / weight loss guidance and support
· Discuss and keep abreast of the latest trends, fads, gimmicks, diets, research, and studies relating to healthy eating and nutrition
Examples of educational topics will include, but not be limited to, the following:
Introduction / Nutrition's Role in Good Health
Nutrition 101 – The Basics
Carbohydrates, proteins and fats: What they are, what they do, and why we need them.
Understanding Nutrition Labels
You can't make healthy food choices if you don't know what they look like.
You Are How Much You Eat
How to accurately determine the calories that you are really eating.
Be A Calorie Detective
Hidden calories can sabotage your efforts without you even knowing it. Jump-start your weight loss by avoiding the calories you don't even realize you're consuming.
Fad Diets and Gimmicks
How do they get away with these claims? Are they all bad? Do any really work?
Winning the Brain Game
Share your couch with Ben & Jerry every evening? Effective strategies that can help you win the war between the ears.
Taking That First Step
All the knowledge in the world is useless if you can't actually put it into practice. A step-by-step guide to slowly, safely, and permanently transform your eating habits.
Finding Your Metabolic Sweet Spot
Eating too little can hinder your weight loss efforts as much as eating too much.
Good Carbs / Bad Carbs
Good Fats / Bad Fats
The Importance of Water / Proper Hydration
(Effective 01/01/12 and subject to change without notice)
$5.00 per session