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Health for Every Body

This program introduces a new way of thinking that will move you away from diets to a gentler non-diet approach to living in a healthy body. The goal of this program is to help individuals develop new attitudes and learn skills for healthy living.

Learn How To:

  • Reject diet mentality forever
  • Recognize your eating style and how it affects your eating habits
  • Cope with your emotions without using food
  • Honor your hunger with gentle nutrition
  • Enjoy physical activity without punishing exercise
  • Respect your body no matter what it's size or shape

You will receive:

  • Intuitive Eating, by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch
  • A personal journaling notebook
  • Lots of instruction and support
  • Some FUN!!

Program Description

Health For Every Body is taught in four 2-hour sessions.

Session I: Health For Every Body

The series begins with an introduction to a non-diet approach to healthy living. Learn why diets don't work and how to set realistic goals that will help keep you motivated as you apply what you learn in the remaining three sessions.

Session II: Appreciating Yourself and Others

Learn how to respect yourself, your body, and those of others. Explore the role of assumptions in building self-image, learn strategies for gaining greater acceptance of yourself and others, and break the food-mood connection.

Session III: Eating Well

Learn how to eat nutritiously without restrictive food plans or diets. Increase your awareness of physical hunger and fullness, and learn ways to practice conscious, healthful eating.

Session IV: Active Living

Make physical activity a part of your daily life. Move away from militant exercise, get active, and feel the difference.




This page briefly describes one of many programs offered through University of Missouri Extension. Workshops are scheduled periodically based on the needs and interests expressed by local citizens. Not all of these workshops are available in every county, and specialists may present additional workshops that cover topics not included on this list. Contact your nearest Extension Regional Specialist for more information about the programs that are available in your area






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