This program provides people with weight management tools and information,
access to experts such as dieticians and Weight Wise group session modules.
Modules are held at the Associate Medical Clinic in Peace River and at the
Grimshaw Medical Clinic in Grimshaw. Registration is required. All sessions are
from 6:30 p.m.to 9:00 p.m.
Module One – Getting Started: Planning for Success - 2 hours
Learn about obesity (what is it, what can cause it, what are some treatment
Learn ways to record what you eat, how active you are and how you are
Learn about goal setting and how to deal with barriers.
Learn about the Weight Wise Clinic at the Royal Alexandra
Module Two – Finding Balance: The Role of Calories in Weight
Management - 2 hours
Learn about the top 5 ways to lower calories and practice strategies in
class.Module Three – Managing Hunger and Appetite - 2 hours
Explore the difference between hunger and appetite.
Practice techniques to manage appetite triggers and social
Module Four – Moving Matters: Including Physical
Activity in Your Day - 2 hours
Explore the benefits and barriers to being more active.
Receive tips on how to get more physically active.
Set your own personal activity goals.
Module Five – Nutrition: The Truth About What Works in
Weight Management - 2 hours
Evaluate what you are eating and learn strategies that can help lower your
Explore how meal patterns, food choices and portion size affect calorie
Learn about which foods can help you manage your weight.
Module Six – Nutrition: I Know I Should Eat Healthy, But
How?- 2 hours
Leave with tips on how to put your nutrition knowledge into practice.
Explore the 4 P’s: Plan, Purchase, Prepare, and Pack.
Module Seven – Nutrition: Eating Away From Home and
During Special Occasions- 2 hours
Learn how buffets, parties, vacation and holiday eating can affect calorie
Leave with strategies to minimize extra calories when eating away from home
and during special occasions.
Module Eight- Craving Change ™ (2 hours each session
for 3 sessions, there is a $25 fee for the 4 week session)
Learn about all the different reasons why people eat
Learn how to cope with emotional eating.
Learn how to feel more in control of your eating.
Module Nine - Minding Stress: Effectively Reduce and Manage
the Stress in Your Life - 2 sessions
Discover the hidden costs of stress, explore what causes you stress and what
you can do about it.
Opportunity to learn about and experience effective stress-management
Uncover the world of Mindful Eating with strategies to diminish food
cravings and stress-reactions -please bring a small, healthy snack for this
For more information click on the following link: Lighten Up Wellness Clinic Brochure (PDF)
To register contact Corina at 780-332-4696 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org