Aug. 22, 2011
-- Lindora Clinic, provider of the nation’s largest medically supervised weight loss system, is offering its Lean for Life program free to children and teens, 17 and under who join with a paid adult through September 30, 2011. Additionally, the adult program is being offered at up to a 35% discount. Lindora's “Kids Lose Free” campaign is being held in conjunction with National Childhood Obesity Month (September) and is aimed at providing families with an affordable way to battle obesity, adopt healthy habits, and modify their everyday routines to ensure that extra weight stays off. Children enrolling without an adult will receive 50% off the program.
Childhood obesity has become a national health epidemic, with the number of overweight and obese kids in America topping 12 million. These children are more likely to become overweight adults and suffer from a myriad of health problems including high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and cardiovascular disease. In addition, overweight children often suffer from low self-esteem as a result of teasing, bullying and abuse.
For 40 years, the experts at Lindora Clinic have been helping parents and youngsters improve their health -- and their lives -- with the medically supervised Lean for Life program, on which patients lose 10% of their body weight--or more-- in just 10 weeks. The program emphasizes a low-carb, moderate-protein, low-fat diet; moderate exercise; nutrition education; and lifestyle changes.
“The habits we develop as children often shape our behavior as adults,” explained Cynthia Stamper Graff, author of "Lean for Life" and Executive Board Chairman of Lindora, which offers one of the few weight loss programs in the U.S. specializing in helping children. “With our ‘Kids Lose Free’ program, we are looking not only to help children lose weight, but also instill in them healthy habits that will last a lifetime.”
For more information, visit www.lindora.com.
Lindora Medical Clinics is a multi-faceted, medically supervised program combining diet, moderate exercise and motivational tools to help patients become lean for life. Emphasizing an “eat better, move more, stress less” philosophy, Lindora helps 3,500 patients each day at its Southern California Clinics and thousands of others through its cyber-clinics, workplace program, books, products and telephone coaching for those opting to lose weight from the comfort of their homes. Lindora is a member of the Partnership for Healthy Weight Management, a coalition composed, in part, of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Federal Trade Commission, Center for Disease Control and the National Institutes of Health. For more information, call (800) LINDORA or visit http://www.lindora.com