Adult Weight Management Series

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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.

  

Tier 1

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

Tier 2

 

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.

Tier 3

 

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.

class schedule

Click Here to register for April - July classes

Tier 1 options

1.1, 1.2 & 1.3

Wednesday Mornings

April 27, May 4 & 11

Thursday Evenings (Full)

May 5, 12 and 19

Monday Afternoons

June 6, 13 & 20

Tier 2 Options

2.1, 2.2 &2.3

Tuesday Evenings (Full)

April 26, May 3 & 10

Wednesday Mornings

May 18, 25 & June 1

Thursday Evenings (Full)

May 26, June 2 & 9

Monday Afternoons

June 27, July 4 & 11

Tier 3 Options

3.1 & 3.2

Tuesday Evenings (Full)

May 17 & 24

Wednesday Mornings

June 8 & 15

Thursday Evenings (Full)

June 16 & 23

Monday Afternoons

July 18 & 25

Handouts and Resources

Click to find a list of available resources and handouts for your class. You may print them if you wish.

 

Tier 1

1.1 Understanding Weight

and Health

1.2 Nutrition: Eating Well

for Weight & Health

1.3 Making a Change

Building Habits

Tier 2

 

2.1 Physical Activity and Taming Triggers

2.2 Make a Plan to Eat Well

 

 

2.3 Emotions and Eating

Tier 3

 

3.1 Nutrition: Eating Away from Home

3.2 Factors Affecting

Weight Management

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