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Overlook 'Trim & Fit' Program Designed to Optimize Health, Promote Weight Loss

Greg Elliott

Thursday, April 10, 2014 • 9:32am

SUMMIT, NJ - The Center for Well Being, located at Overlook Downtown, is introducing a pioneering 12-week weight loss program entitled "Trim & Fit".

The medically-supervised, therapeutic lifestyle program will be led by Giovanni Campanile, MD, medical director, Atlantic Integrative Medicine.  Dr. Campanile uses Functional Medicine, a methodology that addresses underlying causes of disease in the prevention and care of patients.  It engages both the patient and the practitioner by looking at each patient as an individual, addressing the “whole person” and not just an isolated set of symptoms.
 
More than 108 million Americans are considered overweigh or obese.  The "Trim & Fit" program focuses on lifestyle modification, driven through the foundation of functional medicine:
 
- Nutrition
- Exercise
- Diet
- Supplements
- Stress Reduction
 
The "Trim & Fit" 12-week program guides each participant to their optimal weight and fitness goals, and includes a comprehensive health assessment, a personalized nutritional program, and health coaching. 
 
The "Trim & Fit" program features six stages:
 
Week 1
 
Physician consultation, health history review, body composition analysis, lab work, and introduction of of a detoxification diet plan
 
Weeks 2 and 3
 
Group visits with Holistic Nurse Coach, physician review of body composition and lab results, personalized caloric and diet plan established.
 
Weeks 4-5
 
Visits with Holistic Nurse Coach.
 
Week 6
 
Physician visit to review progress, determine if adjustments are needed.
 
Weeks 7-11
 
Visits with Holistic Nurse Coach.
 
Week 12
 
Final physician visit, and updated body composition results reviewed.
 
Sessions are now forming at The Center for Well Being in Summit.  Dates include:
 
April 14 - June 16, Mondays - 6:30-7:30 p.m. (Group 2)
 
May 22 - July 24, Thursdays - 6:30-7:30 p.m. (Group 3)
 
June 23-August 25, Mondays - 6:30-7:30 p.m. (Group 4)
 
July 31 - October 2, Thursdays - 6:30-7:30 p.m. (Group 5)
 
Campanile is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology and has published scientific papers in major cardiology journals that have advanced our understanding of the effect of high blood pressure on heart health.  New Jersey Monthly magazine named him as one of the “Top Doctors” in the state for several years.  He was also the on-call cardiologist to President George H.W. Bush in Kennebunkport, Maine
 
The cost of the program is $1,200 per person, and spaces within each session group are limited.  The program is also offered at The Center for Well Being in Morristown.  For more information, contact The Center for Well Being at 973 / 971-6301.  It is located within Overlook Downtown at 357 Springfield Avenue.
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