Foothills Wellness Center offers health and fitness classes Jan. 21

Published 10:16 pm Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Nutritional Concepts for Health and Fitness classes offered by Foothills Wellness Center will start on Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 6 p.m. and will continue the third Tuesday of each month at Foothills Wellness Center located at 2186 Lynn Road, Columbus.

The classes will cover basic nutrition concepts for health and fitness as it relates to individual food choices and health behaviors. Health topics include wellness, obesity, nutrient supplements, sports nutrition and prevention of chronic disease.

Foothills Wellness Center is owned and operated by Dr. Joseph Picone. Before relocating to Tryon, Dr. Picone spent 22 years of his career practicing in Miami, Fla., where he was team physician for many local high schools, university teams and professional athletes. He spent 10 years as the director of sports medicine for the Williams Island Spa in Aventura, Fla.

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If you would like more information about the nutrition concept classes or to schedule an appointment, contact Dr. Joseph Picone at 828-859-5004 or

– article submitted
by Melissa Le Roy