TITLE

TARGETING AT-RISK WOMEN: Prison targets inmate weight

PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
FoodService Director;12/15/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a Weight Watchers program instituted by the Washington Corrections Center for Women in Gig Harbor, Washington. Number of program participants; Effectiveness of the program in reducing the weight of the participants; Information on Weight Watchers' Points system weight-loss plan.
ACCESSION #
11842438

 

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