INDIANAPOLIS – Most of us know the importance of eating right and exercising for good health, but sometimes need a little support to help maintain a healthy lifestyle.
That’s what makes the St. Francis Eat for Life Wellness Program unique. The 10-week, comprehensive weight management program teaches skills needed to achieve and maintain a healthy body weight.
The latest program gets under way 6 p.m., Sept. 8, with each session held Mondays at the St. Francis Weight Loss Center, 700 E. Southport Rd.
“Our program is designed by a team of physicians and registered dietitians, the program focuses on making long-tem changes in your lifestyle,” said Pam Fugate, R.N., M.S.N., M.BA., manager of the St. Francis Weight Loss Center.
Each sessions offer group discussions on a variety of topics, including: creating a plan for balanced eating, understanding food labels, changing your behaviors, maintaining motivation, dining out, determining portion sizes, menu planning, grocery shopping, exercise and nutrition facts and fiction.
“The key to success is having the right knowledge and tools – and knowing how to use them,” said Fugate. “Beyond the weekly class meetings, participants will have access to continued support and unlimited weigh-ins to help keep you on the road to lifelong success.”
There is a fee for those registering for the program. Call 317-782-7525 or visit StFrancisHospitals.org/weightloss for additional information.