Delivered by a Croí Nutritionist over 6 weeks (1 hour per week), this new weight management programme includes expert guidance on all aspects of healthy eating, helping individuals lose and manage weight in a healthy way. The programme includes the following topics: exploring your relationship with food; making healthy choices when shopping; understanding food labels and controlling portion sizes. During the 6-week programme each person is encouraged to keep a food diary and a weekly ‘weigh-in' is also provided for those who wish to participate.
The autumn schedule will get underway in Castlebar with the first of the programmes taking place in association with Le Chéile Family Resource Centre, Castlebar on Wednesday 4th September from 11am to 12pm. To book your place, please contact Ailish Houlihan, Croí Nurse on 094-9049172.
According to Croí Nurse, Ailish Houlihan, this Croí Weight Management initiative is recording great success in Mayo. "Participants are achieving, on average, in excess of 8llbs weight loss per person over the course of the programme, thus shedding the pounds as per the recommended weight loss guideline of 1-2llbs per week". She continued by saying "The programme has been very positively evaluated; with participants acknowledging that it is providing the right mix of information, support and motivation they require, in order to successfully lose weight and make lasting positive changes to their eating habits".
To find out more about the ‘Croí Weight Management Programme' contact Ailish Houlihan on 094-9049172.