Course Information Step Up Scale Down is a 12-week online weight loss and wellness program. It promotes healthy weight loss and lifestyle habits based on USDA guidelines and scientific research to promote health and reduce your risk for chronic disease. Each week focuses on a different topic related to nutrition, healthy eating, exercise, and more to support you in your weight loss journey. Topics covered in this program include:Setting realistic and healthy goalsHow to calculate calorie needs for weight loss to reach a healthy weightWhy fad diets are not recommendedPortion sizes for adultsHow to read nutrition labels and identify food claimsMeal planning for weight loss and weight managementMotivation to workout and exerciseSigns and symptoms of dehydrationHealthy snacks for weight lossFruits and vegetables to consume for a healthy dietHow to eat healthy while socializing at work, restaurants and partiesWhat are normal blood pressure and cholesterol levelsRewards for weight loss milestones and successWhat are you waiting for? Sign up for Step Up and Scale Down, and start stepping up to a better you!How does the online course work?After you complete the registration process, you will receive an email with a link to your course where you can access the course introduction. On the start date, the first lesson will be posted and new weekly lessons will be posted every Monday. Once the lesson is posted, it will be available for the duration of the 12-week course. Participants will have access to the course for two weeks after the course end date.
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