LDS Hospital

(801) 408-1100Map8th Avenue & C StreetSalt Lake City, UT 84143
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LDS Hospital Offering 12-Week “Weigh to Health” Lifestyle-Based Weight Management Program

Jess Gomez

 (801) 507-7455

 Jess.Gomez@imail.org

 1/6/2009

SALT LAKE CITY – A lifestyle-based weight management program at LDS Hospital entitled, “The Weigh To Health,” starts Thursday, January 15, at 6 p.m. and runs until April 2.

The course includes 12 weekly 90-minute classes taught by a registered dietitian with guest instructors such as an exercise specialist, behavior specialist, and chef. The agenda includes nutrition 101, exercise 101, meal planning, emotional eating, label reading, positive self-talk, intuitive eating, behavior modification, stress management, shopping on a budget, healthy cooking, eating out, and activity ideas. The cost of the class is $225, which covers the 12 weekly classes and 12 monthly follow-up classes.

The course is designed to help people develop personal goals using eating style and exercise assessment tools. It will also teach participants to manage their nutrition, activity, and behavior, as well as to track their food intake and exercise.

Some insurance companies partially reimburse participants who meet weight loss goals — check with your insurance provider.

To register, call LDS Hospital’s outpatient clinical nutrition services at 408-5046.

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