Adawehi Clinic offers weight management class
Published 4:08 pm Friday, March 2, 2012
Adawehi offers a weight management class designed for dieters who don’t really want to diet.
“Weight management at the Adawehi Clinic is different than that of most programs. There are no diets, supplements or set menus to follow,” said proprietor E. Rodney Booth, DTR. “Instead, you’ll focus on learning new behavioral skills and reshaping your attitude toward eating and exercise.”
“You’ll eat foods that fit your lifestyle and budget,” Booth continued, “and you’ll find an exercise routine that you can continue for the rest of your life.”
Weight loss is a complicated issue, Booth said. The social environment, misinformation in the media and your own self-image can contribute to a skewed sense of what’s healthy.
“People hear others say that they lost 8 pounds in a week, so they think that there’s something wrong with them for not doing the same,” said Ruth Frechman, RD, a spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Booth graduated magna cum laude from Kansas State University with a bachelor of science in dietetics. He is a registered dietetics professional and member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
“The long-term goal of our program,” said Booth, “is to empower you, giving you the ability to build healthy practices so you can continue to reach and maintain your healthy weight long after the program has ended. We want you to learn the skills that will mean you never have to go on another diet again — this requires a lifestyle adjustment and a lifetime commitment.”
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– article submitted by Roulettei Gildersleeve