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Improve your health and the quality of your life through balanced eating! Healthy Eating Every Day is a unique, self-paced plan that teaches you how to improve your eating habits in ways that fit your lifestyle.
The Healthy Eating Every Day Participant’s Package has everything you need to make healthy eating enjoyable and realistic. It includes access to and support from the Active Living Partners Web site as well as the textbook and online course.
The Healthy Eating Every Day (HEED) course is a fun and interactive guide that will enhance the Healthy Eating Every Day group sessions. You can also use the guide on its own to take a course as an independent learner. This online course outlines a 20-week program to help people identify the reasons for their poor eating choices and acquire the lifestyle management skills needed to improve their eating habits permanently. To preview a demo of the course, click: http://www.hkeducationcenter.com/courses/OEC_Previews/heed_preview/u1.cfm
The Healthy Eating Every Day book is the text for all Healthy Eating Every Day classes. This user-friendly book helps participants learn and practice behavior change skills such as goal setting, self-monitoring, and relapse prevention that support their new healthy eating habits.
Healthy Eating Every Day
Table of Contents
Session 1 Healthy Eating: A Balancing Act
Session 2 Taking Stock
Session 3 Setting Goals and Rewarding Yourself
Session 4 Identifying Barriers and Benefits
Session 5 Tackling Triggers
Session 6 Eating Out
Session 7 Talking to Yourself
Session 8 Healthy Shopping Strategies
Session 9 Recruiting Support
Session 10 Looking Back, Looking Forward
Session 11 Getting Back on Track
Session 12 Cooking Up a Healthy Diet
Session 13 Dietary Supplements and Fad Diets
Session 14 Balancing Calories With Physical Activity
Session 15 Controlling Weight
Session 16 Managing Time and Stress
Session 17 Staying Motivated
Session 18 Eating in a Changing World
Session 19 Planning Ahead
Session 20 Celebrating Success
Ruth Ann Carpenter, MS, RD, LD, is the director of the center for research dissemination at The Cooper Institute in Dallas, Texas. She is a registered dietitian with a master's degree in applied nutrition and additional coursework in exercise science.
Carpenter has directed The Cooper Institute's nutrition research for 15 years and was the codeveloper and a group facilitator for the Lifestyle Nutrition Study, which served as the basis for Healthy Eating Every Day.
She has coauthored five books, including Active Living Every Day, and developed educational programs for clients such as the American Heart Association, Kellogg's, Tropicana, PowerBar, Jenny Craig, Novartis, and Roche. She serves as secretary for the American Dietetic Association's (ADA) weight management dietetic practice group and is a member of the ADA's sports, cardiovascular, and wellness dietetic practice group.
Carrie E. Finley, MS, is a project manager in the center for data management at The Cooper Institute. She codeveloped the curriculum for the Lifestyle Nutrition Study and was a cofacilitator in the program, which provided the framework for Healthy Eating Every Day.
Finley manages the nutritional epidemiology project at The Cooper Institute with the goal of studying the associations among dietary intake, fitness, and health outcomes. With a master's degree in epidemiology and a bachelor's degree in nutritional sciences, she is skilled in understanding the impact of dietary habits on health and behaviors.
Finley lives in Dallas, Texas, with her husband, Jeff, and son, Travis.