Balancediet Company Will Host Free Healthy Lifestyle Seminars For Children And Teens At Southwest Florida Weight Loss …

Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 11, 2012

To help children and teens take the first step toward weight loss and healthy lifestyle choices, BalanceDiet[1] Company is pleased to offer a series of free seminars at two locations in Southwest Florida and Tampa Bay. These events, sponsored by Camp BalanceDiet[2], are designed to be both fun and educational, and will encourage attendees to adopt healthy eating habits, increase physical activity, and develop a positive mindset.

The Camp BalanceDiet seminars are scheduled for June 22, July 6, July 27, and August 17 from 2-3 p.m. and will take place concurrently at two locations in Southwest and West Central Florida: Fort Myers BalanceDiet Center at: 7370 College Parkway, Suite 207, Fort Myers, FL 33907 St. Petersburg BalanceDiet Center at 1700 66th Street N., Suite 405, St. Petersburg, FL 33710

A few of the many topics that will be covered during the seminars are: Pizza Is Not a Food Group, which will present healthier fast food options Lunchbox Lessons, which will explain what items to choose for a great, nutritious lunch Good Morning, which will offer brain-boosting breakfast ideas Going Green, which will highlight the health benefits of vegetables

Attendees will also be asked to pick cards from the Bowl of Goals, choosing one each from the Nutrition, Activity, and Mindset bowls. This activity is intended to help participants set realistic and achievable goals, while keeping them engaged and motivated on their path to weight loss and a healthy lifestyle.

With many healthcare experts warning of the dangers of todays childhood obesity epidemic, we felt it was critical to develop a program that is tailored to address the unique needs of children and teens, explained Pam Powderly, RD, LD/N, Corporate Dietician for BalanceDiet. She cites an American Heart Association report that found one-third of U.S. children and teens are either overweight or obese, and have a 70% to 80% chance of remaining overweight their entire lives.(1) The research also suggests that obesity puts children and teens at increased risk for serious health complications such as heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and type 2 diabetes.(2)

Our four-part seminar series will put children and teens on the right track, helping them to make better choices, said Powderly. So many people kids and adults alike regard nutrition and fitness as a challenge or chore. Thats why we strive to make it easy and fun. With the right education, guidance, and support, children and teens can identify, address, and overcome the habits that are fueling their struggles with weight. We help them to develop more beneficial patterns that promote an optimal healthy lifestyle.

A BalanceDiet membership is not required to attend the seminars; however, attendees who wish to pursue their weight loss and fitness goals further will have the option to enroll in Camp BalanceDiet a customized nutrition and healthy lifestyle program[3] designed for children and teens ages 9-18 years old, The program is offered at BalanceDiet Centers[4] throughout Florida or through BalanceDiet At Home[5], and features menu planning, online tools, and expert tips and tricks from the companys licensed dieticians and highly trained coaches. Parents who are enrolled in their own 4- or 12-week BalanceDiet program may register their child or teen for Camp BalanceDiet program at no cost; otherwise, the youth program will require a small enrollment fee.

The Camp BalanceDiet seminars are free and open to the public; participants may attend any or all of the four sessions. For more information or to reserve a spot, contact 1-800-WEIGHT-LOSS. When calling to RSVP, please provide attendee name(s), seminar date(s), and choice of location.

To learn more about BalanceDiet including locations, services, products, and BalanceDiet franchise opportunities[6] visit http://www.BalanceDietFL.com[7].

About BalanceDiet | elements fitness BalanceDiet is part of the elements family of healthy lifestyle brands, including award-winning fitness, weight-loss, media, and product companies. Founded by wellness visionary Christopher Palumbo[8], BalanceDiet holds a unique place in the womens diet and fitness market with exclusive genetic-testing technology, patents on proprietary weight-loss products and supplements, a stylish, upscale wellness experience, and an array of online tools and services. Before launching elements and BalanceDiet, Palumbo earned recognition for his work with World Gym, where he created a concept store that that now serves as the model for the companys fitness centers worldwide. Today, BalanceDiet is a popular and fast-growing wellness brand with more than 30 locations throughout the United States in addition to the BalanceDiet At Home service offered direct to consumers. The company is expanding internationally and expects to have 40 ground-based operations by year-end, with additional franchise opportunities available. For more information on BalanceDiet, please visit http://www.BalanceDietFL.com[9].

1, 2 American Heart Association. Understanding Childhood Obesity: 2011 Statistical Sourcebook. http://www.heart.org/idc/groups/heart-public/@wcm/@fc/documents/downloadable/ucm_428180.pdf[10]


  1. ^ BalanceDiet (www.balancedietfl.com)
  2. ^ Camp BalanceDiet (www.prweb.com)
  3. ^ customized nutrition and healthy lifestyle program (www.resultsweightloss.com)
  4. ^ BalanceDiet Centers (resultsweightloss.com)
  5. ^ BalanceDiet At Home (resultsweightloss.com)
  6. ^ BalanceDiet franchise opportunities (www.gobalancediet.com)
  7. ^ http://www.BalanceDietFL.com (www.BalanceDietFL.com)
  8. ^ Christopher Palumbo (www.chrispalumbo.com)
  9. ^ http://www.BalanceDietFL.com (www.balancedietfl.com)
  10. ^ http://www.heart.org/idc/groups/heart-public/@wcm/@fc/documents/downloadable/ucm_428180.pdf (www.heart.org)

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    What Is A Healthy Lifestyle For A 30 Year Old Male Adult? What foods should he be eating to be healthy?
    What can he do to become fit?

    Please also give me some tips on what a healthy lifestyle would be.

      • HealthNut
      • June 18, 2012

      Ummmm… these don’t seem like really hard questions

      foods= fruits, vegetables, meat (not too much), whole grains
      male adults should avoid eating too much sugar because sugar begets wrinkles

      fit?= get exercise, stop watching the TV and sitting on the damn sofa
      i recommend not eating late too

      pretty much common sense

      here’s my question about my apparent lack of a refractory period…

    • Bob
    • June 18, 2012

    What Are Some Healthy Lifestyle Changes To Make? So I’ve started drinking more water. I drink Green, White, and Chai tea. I also bought the stainless steel water bottle, and I bike for about 20-30 minutes a day. I consider these healthy lifestyle changes. I was wondering if you could provide more suggestions along these lines.

      • HealthNut
      • June 18, 2012

      There are 5 elements in a healthy lifestyle.

      1. food
      2. exercise
      3. sleep
      4. happiness
      5. extra healthy things

      1. Food, we don’t really know that much about nutrition, we do know a blanced diet, with plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables is good for you. Meat is pretty good, if it is lean and not eaten too often….ideally I might eat meat once or twice a week. A good healthy diet can include some indulgences.
      2. Exercise, you should do some. Though I don’t recommend routine exercise, cycle 2 or 3 times a week, join a social sports club, eg, tennis, go hiking on weekends, swimming is one of the best exercises for the whole body. If you vary your exercise, then you will enjoy it more and do more.
      3. Sleep. A lot of evidence says if you don’t get enough sleep you will have problems, eat more, metabolise your food differently and die young.
      4. Be happy, enjoy your life. Drink dance, eat chocolate, but not all day, everyday.
      5. Then there are all the little extras. eg, green tea (there is no such things as Chai tea….chai means tea, it is an indian word derived from the chinese word Cha, meaning tea), red wine, brocollie and beetroot, lots of things than can boost your body, ginger, garlice and hundreds of other things that you can add to your diet to make things a little better.

      Don’t obsess, don’t live by a book or a routine, just be healthy.

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    Why Is A Healthy Lifestyle Important In School? I need some ideas about Why a healthy lifestyle is important in school. I have to have an answer in less than 1000 words. Applying for college scholarship. Thanks in advance!

      • HealthNut
      • June 18, 2012

      You need a healthy lifestyle in school to concentrate on your studies. You need to be able to focus for one thing. You also need to plenty of rest, and a good diet.

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