Step Up Scale Down is a 12-week educational program based on the USDA Dietary Guidelines, which help Americans choose a healthful eating plan within their calorie requirements to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. The Dietary Guidelines provide sound scientific information about how proper dietary habits can promote health and reduce risk for major chronic diseases.
The Step Up Scale Down curriculum consists of twelve lessons. The series are as follows:
September 28,2022: Session 1-Scale Down by Setting Goals
October 5, 2022: Session 2- Step Up to a Healthy Plate
October 12, 2022: Session 3- Scale Down by Reading Labels
October 19, 2022: Session 4- Step Up to Breakfast and Menu Planning
October 26, 2022 Session 5- Scale Down with Moves to Lose
November 2, 2022: Session 6-. Step Up Your Hydration
November 9, 2022: Session 7- Scale Down by Finding Your Motivational Mojo
November 16, 2022, 2021: Session 8- Step Up to Healthy Snacking
November 20, 2022: Session 9- Scale Down with a Colorful Plate
December 14, 2021: Session 10- Step Up to Successful Socializing
December 21, 2022: Session 11- Scale Down by Knowing Your Numbers
December 21, 2022: Session 12- Step Up and Celebrate
Participants must be committed to complete the program in 12 weeks.