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Wilkes County Wellness: Jan 2023 - Take Control Nutrition and Physical Activity

This guide is a resource for the patrons and community of Wilkes County Public Library. In this guide, you will find resources to encourage wellness in all aspects of your life and promote lifelong health benefits.

Wilkes County Public Library

Take Control of your wellness in the new year by joining us for an 8-week class!

This program teaches strategies for participants to develop and implement lifelong habits that include healthy eating and physical activity as part of chronic disease prevention.

Take Control encourages participants toward a healthy lifestyle through goal setting, planning, taking, action, tracking and reflection. Each 1-hour session include a sample of a recipe that reinforces the topic of the week.

Program Schedule -Thursday's at 5:30 PM from January 5th through February 23rd

Location - 215 10th Street, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Weekly Session Topics Are:

  1. Taking Control
  2. Moving More
  3. Living Mindfully
  4. Controlling YOUR Sodium
  5. Controlling YOUR Fat
  6. Reducing YOUR Added Sugar
  7. Eating More Fruits, Vegetables, and Whole Grains
  8. Staying in Control

Each Lesson Includes:

  • 5-10 minute physical activities
  • Strategies for adopting behaviors to reduce the risk of chronic disease
  • Activities and games related to session topics
  • Goal setting, planning, tracking, taking action, reflection, and celebrating success
  • Guided discussion
  • Opportunity for sharing and celebrating

Contact Courtney Tevepaugh for more information