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Public Health and Wellness Department to Offer Weight Control Series

Friday January 18, 2008

LOUISVILLE, KY (January 18, 2008) – Individuals interested in learning successful weight loss strategies, how to do smart grocery shopping, how to cook healthier foods as well as overcome the common pitfalls of losing weight, can take advantage of a free series of classes being offered by the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness.

The classes will be held on consecutive Mondays on February 4, February 11, February 18 and February 25 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at South Louisville Community Center, 2911 Taylor Blvd.

“This series of free classes can be very helpful to people who want to improve their health and lose weight,” said Margaret Heyn, a registered dietician with the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness. “These weight control strategies have been proven to be successful.” 

The class is free of charge and conducted by a registered dietitian. Participants will receive a body fat analysis as well as an individually calculated calorie level with a meal plan. Participants must register in advance by calling 574-6663. 

The mission of the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness is to protect, preserve and promote the health, environment and well-being of the people of Louisville. To learn more about the Health Department’s programs and services go to www.louisvilleky.gov/health.