FitMatters is an intensive Multidisciplinary Weight Control Program which helps children, teenagers and their families master the challenges of weight control. The program uses knowledge of psychology, medicine, nutrition and exercise physiology to help participants lead healthier, more productive and satisfying lives.
FitMatters participants and their families learn how to overcome the biological and psychological forces that can make permanent weight control so difficult. They receive education and support that enables them to enhance self-awareness, stress management and positive focusing skills.
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