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Scale Back Alabama 2007 - Lesson 1: Program Overview

Broadcast Date: January 22, 2007 (30 minutes)

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Program Overview

Scale Back Alabama is an eight-week, weight-loss program that began on January 22nd and will end on March 19th. This program is designed to help people lose weight and to do so in a healthy manner, by eating sensibly and getting exercise. The competition involves teams of three to five people who will compete to see who can win the most weight on a percentage basis. Members of the winning, statewide, team will receive $1,000 per person, compliments of Barber Dairies. On April 2nd, the winning team will be announced.

The goal of this program is to help Alabamians lose a total of 10 million pounds (5,000 tons) by March 2007.

Faculty

Miriam Gaines, MACT, RD, LD
Nutrition and Physical Activity Director
Alabama Department of Public Health

Guest

Lee Broderick
Office of Professional and Support Services
Alabama Department of Public Health

Guest Panel

Lee Broderick, Kimberly Parker, Anthony Merriweather, Shelia Puckett

Contact Hours

None for this program.

Contact for Technical Assistance

334-206-5618 or email ALPHTN

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