Eating for Life

This DVD and workbook program, awarded the National Health Information Award in 2008 and 2013, is based on the current Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the USDA MyPlate food guidance system. Dietary and activity goals are created on 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

This unique, self-paced program developed by Sentara Healthcare dietitian Joan Sechrist, Ph.D., RD, allows participants to develop healthy habits on their own schedule.

Complete our online form to receive a personal copy of the "Eating for Life" DVD and workbook program.

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This information is intended for individuals who are 18 years and older only and those living in the Sentara/Optima Health service areas.