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Real Weigh

There is so much confusing information out there regarding weight loss. You can benefit from meeting with professionals, to help you navigate your way to a healthier life.

Burgess Health Center offers a weight management program called "The Real Weigh," which is based on a unique strategy developed by Robert F. Kushner, MD, in his book, "Counseling Overweight Adults: The Lifestyle Patterns Approach and Toolkit." Ann Phillips and Michele Kirkendall, who lead this program, are registered dietitians and trained in adult weight management through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

The Real Weigh is different from other programs in that it is not just a new diet or prepackaged foods - it is based on Dr. Kushner's life work on lifestyle patterns and how they influence weight.

How It Works
This program focuses on lifestyle change. The Real Weigh consists of 3 individual visits and 11 group sessions with Ann or Michele, over 4 months. An individual plan will be developed to identify and manage your habits for permanent weight change.

  - General Public: $220 ($55/month), or $200 up front
  - Burgess MOG Members: $200 ($50/month), or $180 up front

Next Program Offered
The next program start date is March 8, 2016. There will be sessions held on the following days/times:
  - Tuesdays, 4:15 p.m. - Onawa MOG
  - Thursdays, 7:15 a.m. - Onawa MOG

To enroll in the Real Weigh Program, please call Ann at 712-423-9233, by March 1, 2016.

For More Information
If you are interested, but have a few questions to ask first, please call Ann at 712-423-9233.

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