Our Church Wellness Study


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How do we know our program is effective?

A study of our church pilot program is published in The Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) Preventing Chronic Disease Journal.

Study Findings:

Strong engagement during & after program

  • 90% of participants completed the 8-week program
  • Nearly ¾ continued to maintain or lose weight in a 10 week follow up

Decreased risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes

  • Incidence of Metabolic Syndrome reduced from 44% to 24% of participants

Safe & effective weight loss

  • Women & Men lost an average of 1.3 & 1.6 lbs. per week respectively

Enhanced wellness and quality of life

  • Reduced Stress
  • Improved Emotional Well-being

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(1) Effect of a Multifaceted, Church-Based Wellness Program on Metabolic Syndrome; Center for Disease Control’s Preventing Chronic Disease Journal, Volume 7: No. 4, July 2010