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HELPS offers weight management program

This is a guest post of the Healthy Exercise & Lifestyle ProgramS (HELPS):

Do you want to lose weight, but aren’t sure where to start? We can help! Our six-month weight management program is offered to full-time Wake Forest University employees. This program will go beyond healthy lifestyle modification, with a laser focus on weight loss. The program will offer a combination of weight loss strategies and techniques to help individuals reach their goals.

Applications are now being accepted for participation in our next group starting in June. Weekly group sessions will be held here on campus in Worrell Professional Center.

Here are few highlights of the weight management program:

–Six months of weekly group sessions
–Geared specifically for weight loss
–Initial & six-month assessments
–Initial & six-month DEXA total body composition scans
–Formal assessment and follow-up with a dietitian
–Weekly food diary evaluations and feedback
–Physical activity tracking & exercise guidance
–Specific quality nutrient guidelines
–Behavior modification & mindfulness

This program is designed for participants who meet the following criteria:

–Individuals with weight loss needs (BMI >26)
–Able to attend weekly sessions held on Mondays at 12:30 pm
–Able to commit to personal dietary and exercise changes
–Full-time, permanent Wake Forest University Employee

If you are interested in participating or have questions, please contact Andrea Cox at shuttar@nullwfu.edu or at336-758-5853 for more information. Space is limited.

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