Close Get Latest Internet Explorer Get Latest Firefox Get Latest Chrome

Healthy Weight for Life Nutrition Program

Inova Cancer Center – Alexandria is pleased to offer Healthy Weight for Life, an 8-week program taught by a board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition.

daughter and mother smilingClasses are held weekly at Inova Cancer Center – Alexandria for 8 weeks, followed by 4 weeks of phone consultations.

2014 Start dates

  • Thursday, January 9 at 6 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 10 at 6 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 11 at 6 p.m.

About the program

We will teach you a safe and effective way of managing your weight specific to your needs as a cancer survivor, including how to:

  • Set a personalized weight loss goal using BMI and waist circumference.
  • Calculate your daily calorie and protein needs.
  • Adjust your calorie intake and exercise to accomplish a 1-2 pound weight loss per week.
  • Set an exercise goal.
  • Keep a daily food record and energy log and monitor calories consumed and calories spent.
  • Plan menus that meet your nutritional needs but allow for continued weight loss.

Program benefits

As a program member, you receive:

  • The EatingWell Diet: 7 Steps To A Healthy, Trimmer You
  • One-year subscription to EatingWell magazine
  • EatingWell's 500 Calorie Cookbook
  • Access to an oncology dietitian and eight weeks of followup consultations


The cost for one 8-week program is $299.


To learn more or register, please call 703-504-7923 or email