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Weight management and health lifestyles workshop set

BY GALE GOODNER, Oklahoma County OSU Cooperative Extension Service Modified: January 28, 2013 at 2:19 pm •  Published: January 28, 2013
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     The “Weight Management and Healthy Lifestyles” workshops will be offered from 1 to 3 p.m. and again from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, February 12.

     Horn will focus the workshops on using university-based research to guide residents into developing lifestyle habits that will keep them at a healthy weight, as well as promote their own physical fitness.

     “We’re going to learn to use food journals, goal setting and other proven strategies to manage weight,” Horn revealed.

     Food demonstrations will also be part of the workshops, since recipe modification and a solid understanding of what constitutes good nutrition are integral parts of weight loss strategies.

     A pre-registration fee of $5 to cover the cost of hand-outs and supplies will reserve a space for either workshop.  The registration deadline for both workshops is Friday, February 8.

     For more information about the “Weight Management and Healthy Lifestyles” workshops, contact the Oklahoma County OSU Cooperative Extension Service, located at 930 N Portland, at 713-1125 or access the website at oces.okstate.edu/oklahoma.