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 Shape Up America! Newsletter . Real Help for Real People 
October 2003 
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Greetings!

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  • The Second National Conference on Diabesity in America
  • FREE memberships for ALL in November
  • TURKEY-VEGETABLE MEATBALLS
  • These holidays, plan on a gift of fitness!
  • True or False?

  • FREE memberships for ALL in November
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    Starting in November, thanks to a grant from the Gerber Products Company, Shape Up America! will be able to offer FREE memberships to all for the next six months. If you are not currently a Shape Up America! member visit us within the next week or so to sign up and get all the "member only" information at the site.

    If your organization is intrested in sponsoring the FREE memberships for all, please contact us. Your company could be the next leading organization in supporting a healthier life style for America.

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    TURKEY-VEGETABLE MEATBALLS
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    This great recipe was donated by Healthy Inspirations and it will make a healthy choice for the upcoming celebrations.

    1- lbs. Ground lean turkey *** tsp. pepper *** Breadcrumbs made from 2 slices of tsp. oregano *** 40-calorie bread, toasted *** 1 egg white *** 5 green onions chopped *** 2 garlic cloves, crushed *** tsp. coarsely shredded carrots *** Pam cooking spray *** cup coarsely shredded zucchini *** Preheat oven to 400o - Combine all ingredients in a large bowl, except Pam. Stir well. Shape into1-inch meatballs. Place in a broiler sprayed with Pam. Bake for 15 minutes or until done. Yield 45 meatballs. Count 8 meatballs as 1 protein and vegetable

    Go to Shape Up America! For More Recipes »

    These holidays, plan on a gift of fitness!
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    In the next few weeks, you will find that we will be adding some terrific gift packs ready for your family, friends, and employees.

    Our 10,000 Step Gift Pack will include a pedometer, the full 10,000 Steps Program, and a set of leg weights. In orders of 75 or more, it will be avialble with your company's imprinted logo.

    We will have several affordable options to select from. What better way to encourage fitness while helping us to develop further resources for all?

    Contact Us For Customized Gifts! »

    True or False?
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    To lose weight, I do not have to worry about the portion sizes-I just have to cut back on fat.

    Answer: False. Let us explain:

    Cutting back on fat can be helpful, but you still have to learn how to exercise portion control, especially when you are tempted by SUPERSIZED portions in restaurants or when you eat with your family at home. When the serving bowl of mashed potatoes comes your way, you need to serve yourself a reasonable portion. How much do you know about estimating portions? Take the following quiz to find out:

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    The Second National Conference on Diabesity in America


    A dynamic and exciting two- day program covering cutting edge issues in basic science research, clinical treatment & intervention, community based prevention and public policy. Featured speakers are the whos who of diabetes and obesity in America today from top government officials to renowned scientists to industry leaders to consumer advocates and public pol-icy thought leaders. Mark and reserve these dates on your calendar. To see the full program of the event and list of speakers, and to pre- register, visit online at: http://nutrition.rutgers.edu

    SAVE THESE DATES November 21- 22, 2003 Rutgers University New Brunswick, NJ

    Co- sponsored by Shape Up America! New Jersey Obesity Group & Rutgers Dept. of Nutritional Sciences

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