The majority of people in ICU with COVID-19 are obese or morbidly obsess.
With Mississippi ranking in the top 10 states for obesity and obesity related illnesses now might be the time to get a handle on your health.
The Mississippi against Obesity Foundation is offering a virtual weight loss program to help you lose weight in the comfort of your own home.
It is a diet, nutrition, and exercise program that is medically supervised with no out-of-pocket expense for participants.
The program is three to six months and done entirely online. In order to qualify you must have a BMI of 30 or greater with other qualifying factors. Executive Director Barbara Broadwater said, “When we first started in 2008, you could come in your program and stay indefinitely depending on how much weight you wanted to lose. We’ve had people come in and lose 50, 60,70, or even 100 pounds depending on what those weight loss needs are.”
If you’re interested in learning more about the program call 601-983-7494.