This DVD and workbook program, awarded the 2008 National Health Information Award, is based on the current Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the USDA MyPlate food guidance system. Dietary and activity goals are created on MyPlate.gov and participants track their progress online.
Topics of the DVD chapters include: evaluating calories and nutrients needs; weight management; physical activity; dietary fat, sodium and carbohydrates; reading food labels and more. This unique, self-paced program developed by Sentara Healthcare dietitian, Joan Sechrist, Ph.D., R.D. allows participants to develop healthy habits on their own schedule.
Call the Eating for Life hotline at (757) 552-8940 or 1-800-736-8272 to receive a personal copy of the "Eating for Life" DVD and workbook program.