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Register for a weight loss class or contact Terri at (319) 221-8610 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Mercy Weight Loss Program is a realistic, no-nonsense approach to weight loss and improved health. It utilizes science-based strategies and is facilitated by Mercy’s Registered Dietitians. The goals of the program are to:
Goal Setting: Achievable, realistic, and timely to ensure your success.
Behavior Modification: Identify habits that keep you from meeting your goals.
Good Nutrition: To prevent, control, or minimize risks of chronic disease such as high blood pressure, cancers, heart disease and diabetes. Learn more about nutrition services at Mercy.
Physical Activity: Current and practical information to help improve health and muscle tone.
Identifying and learning new behaviors is a first step to a healthy lifestyle. Gradual changes over time can help your life become more fulfilling as you develop new habits with a positive attitude, increased physical activity, and improved nutrition. These small changes over time lead to big benefits:
Mary Tredway used to dread going to the doctor, especially when it came to being weighed. She was embarrassed about her weight, but the ultimate humiliation occurred when she stepped on the doctor’s scale and realized it didn’t even go high enough to weigh her anymore. Read Mary's story.