Do you want to lose weight?
EMPOWER is a nutrition program that will guide you on your food choices and behaviors with the goal of maintaining weight loss and improving health for a lifetime.
Our program does not include any dietary products or strict dietary restrictions. Instead, it will teach how to make informed decisions about food choices in order to establish a sustainable diet.
EMPOWER utilizes extensive nutrition coaching to help you achieve weight loss of 1 lb or more weekly.
- 6 months of online education and extensive nutrition coaching
- Additional 6 months of support for weight maintenance or additional weight loss
- 12 online educational sessions
- 4 required in-person meetings
- Daily weighing with a provided scale
- Completion of food records, and surveys
Requirements to enroll:
- 18 – 75 years old
- BMI above 25
- Not pregnant or lactating
- Registered CCCHC patient
- Willing to access the internet once per week
Interested? Questions? Email: fshn-empower@illinois-edu
If you want to get involved with the study, please complete the eligibility form here