Adult Weight Management Series
about the class
This 3-Tier series is a set of individual classes on separate subjects. Each class is 2.5hrs long and led by a Health Educator or Registered Dietitian.
1.1 -Understanding Weight and Health
Learn about weight and obesity as a chronic condition. Understand how weight and health affect each other. Physical activity planning
1.2 - Nutrition: Eating Well for Weight & Health
Understand how to use a journal as a helpful tool for behavior change. Know where your calories come from, and factors influencing calorie needs. Identify healthy food and drink choices for weight and health.
1.3 - Making a Change - Building Habits
Exploring health habits and motivation for change. Environmental and stimuli recognition and control
2.1 - Physical Activity and Taming Triggers
Learn about physical activity and how our thoughts and emotions influences what we do.
2.2 - Make a Plan to Eat Well
Identify what is in our environment or our own habits and lifestyle that may be influencing our food choices. Understand how, what, when, how much, and why we eat to be important factors in making health food choices. Explain how food portions affect weight and health. Discuss the 4 P's of meal planning and the role it has in helping you meet your health goals.
2.3 - Emotions and Eating
Recognizing emotions and triggers. Managing unhelpful feelings and thoughts. Understanding mindful eating.
3.1 - Nutrition: Eating Away from Home
Explain what "All or Nothing" thinking is, and identify if it influences your choices. Describe the challenges of eating food prepared outside the home and how it can affect weight and health. Know where calories come from and how to manage them.
3.2 - Factors Affecting Weight Management
Discuss how physical and mental health impacts weight, including stress. Explore the impacts of sleep, medications, cravings and effective communication on managing weight. Share personal barriers and problem solve areas of concern.
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SEPTEMBER - OCTOBER
3.1 - Oct 6
3.2 - Oct 13
OCTOBER - DECEMBER
1.1 - Oct 21
1.2 - Oct 28
1.3 - Nov 4
2.1 - Nov 18
2.2 - Nov 25
2.3 - Dec 2
3.1 - Dec 9
3.2 - Dec 16
Handouts and Resources
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1.1 Understanding Weight
1.2 Nutrition: Eating Well
for Weight & Health
1.3 Making a Change
2.1 Physical Activity and Taming Triggers
2.2 Make a Plan to Eat Well
2.3 Emotions and Eating
3.1 Nutrition: Eating Away from Home
3.2 Factors Affecting
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