Quick Start to a Healthier You
Information Session

Are you ready to start improving your health? The session focuses on the many lifestyle factors that influence body weight such as portion sizes, meal timing and balance, stress, sleep, fluids, medication, movement and more. The session is led by a Barrie and Community Family Health Team Registered Dietitian.

What will I learn during this Information Session?

The session will assist you to set goals to start making personal lifestyle changes. You will have a greater understanding of what the body requires to achieve and maintain a healthy body weight and how to implement these lifestyle changes. This course has been recently updated to a more comprehensive 2-week program: Week 1 focuses on nutrition. Week 2 shifts the focus to the other key factors that contribute to our health and body weight.

Program Goals

  • To learn the factors involved in promoting a healthy mind and body.
  • To understand proper portion sizes and meal balance.
  • To increase participants’ awareness about areas in their life that can be modified to reduce the risk of chronic disease.
  • To understand what’s needed to change and help keep a positive change going forward – goal setting and motivation.

Who can attend?

Any patient belonging to the Barrie and Community Family Health Team is welcome to attend along with a spouse, partner or support workers.

How do I register?

CIf a referral for you to attend this sessions has already been sent, our administrative staff will contact you shortly. Alternatively, you can register yourself by selecting your preferred date below and clicking Register Now or by calling 705-721-0370 ext. 2907.

Class Availability

This class is offered on a first come, first served basis.

Additional Information

All of our classes are covered by OHIP and are free of charge.

Group sessions are now available remotely - please see below. The Barrie COVID-19 Assessment Centre is located at 490 Huronia Road, Barrie. Hours are Monday - Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, closed on weekends and holidays.Click here for the Province of Ontario webpage re: COVID-19 and Self-Assessment
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