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On Demand March 5, 2007

Scale Back Alabama 2007
Lesson 7: Setbacks

Broadcast Date: March 5, 2007 | (30 minutes)

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Program Overview

Scale Back Alabama is an eight-week, weight-loss program that began on January 22 and will end on March 19. 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 2, 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.


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


Lee Broderick
Alabama Department of Public Health

Target Audience

Employees of the Alabama Department of Public Health

Contact Hours

None for this program.

Contact for Technical Assistance

Call 334-206-5618 or email ALPHTN.

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