Health & Wellness

'Weigh to Go' for Kids and Parents

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RARITAN TWP., NJ - The Center for Nutrition and Diabetes Management, Hunterdon Pediatric Associates and the Hunterdon Health and Wellness Centers are offering, “Weigh to Go,” a four-week weight management program for kids ages 10 to 14 and their parents. 

Weigh to Go will be held Wednesdays beginning April 11 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The class will discuss nutrition from 6 to 7 p.m. and an exercise class will be held from 7 to 7:30 p.m. 

The program will meet at the Hunterdon Health and Wellness Center, 537 Rt. 22 in Whitehouse Station. 

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The fee for the program is $95, which also includes a free two-month membership to the Hunterdon Health and Wellness Centers.  Children under 12 must be accompanied by a parent when exercising at the Wellness Centers.

Weigh to Go will promote changes in food habits, exercise and self-esteem. Weigh to Go is a non-diet approach to weight loss with emphasis on making changes now that can be sustained long term. In addition, a qualified member of the Hunterdon Health and Wellness Center staff will provide supervision and guidance throughout the strength training and cardiovascular components of the program.

Michelle Wright, a Registered Dietitian at the Center for Nutrition and Diabetes Management, will lead the program. This program has limited openings available. 

Advance registration is required and a parent must attend with their child. To register, call the Center for Nutrition and Diabetes Management at 908-237-6920.

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