While obesity is a national epidemic, it is preventable and treatable.
RWJBarnabas Health is launching two exciting weight management programs
to benefit the communities we serve. Both programs will take place at
the Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center, Center for Health and Wellness,
located at 200 South Orange Avenue, Livingston, NJ.
The 12-week adult weight management program effectively transforms the
mind and body through dietary adjustments, supervised exercise instruction
and stress management. The team of experts includes a registered dietitian,
exercise physiologist and a health coach, who will introduce participants
to new nutritional habits, help establish the principles of proper exercise
and strength training and provide tools to support well-being and stress
The adult program will be held every Monday, from 6 to 8pm, starting October
2, 2017. Patients can register by calling
973-322-7444, prompt #2.
This 9-week program is an all-inclusive wellness program that teaches
children, teens and their families how to live a healthier life through
nutrition and physical activity. The KidsFit team includes a registered
dietitian, exercise physiologist and social worker. The team addresses
treatment and prevention of obesity and focuses on cultivating healthy
lifestyles and behaviors.
KidsFit will be held every Tuesday, from 6 to 8pm, starting October 3,
2017. Patients can register or you can make a referral by calling Judy
Epstein, LSW, or Leslie Killeen, MS, RD, CDE at