August 13, 2013
VISALIA – Families that are
looking to get healthy together have until Friday, Aug. 30, to enroll in TheLifestyle Center’s upcoming “Healthy Habits: TAKE CHARGE!” weight management
the six-week program, scheduled to start on Tuesday, Sept. 24 and end on
Tuesday, Nov. 5, will benefit from the expertise of fitness and nutrition
professionals and learn how to take control of their food and exercise habits
while improving self-esteem. A limited number of scholarships are available
(restrictions do apply).
Classes will take
place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on six consecutive Tuesdays. The Lifestyle Center is
the only medically-based fitness facility in the Central Valley offering this
program for children, teens and their families under the direction of a
Registered Dietitian. Each family receives 12 months of ongoing support
following the class series.
“This is a great
opportunity for children, teens, and parents or other caregivers to learn how
to make healthy lifestyle changes together,” said Alana Unger, Registered
Dietitian at The Lifestyle Center, noting that one in six American children are
obese and up to 70 percent of them will become obese adults. “This program is
about adopting healthy habits now so that children become healthy adults.”
To enroll or for more
information about Healthy Habits: TAKE CHARGE!, call Alana Unger, Registered
Dietitian, at 624-3448.
The Lifestyle Center, a
division of Kaweah Delta Health Care District, is a
medically-based fitness and rehabilitation facility staffed with certified
professionals. TLC is open from 4:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. on weekdays and 6 a.m. to
8 p.m. on weekends at 5105 W. Cypress Ave. in Visalia. Information: call
559-624-3400 or visit TheLifestyleCenter.org.