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52 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, Dec. 6 - Dec. 12, 2002 Nutrition teams up with fitness and massage theral Gertie Hillman, CN, Director, Nutrition: The Key to Life is join- ing Matt Carter of Quest Fitness and Don Long, licensed massage therapist, to offer a package that includes nutritional counseling, four personal-training sessions and two massage therapy sessions. The cost for the program is $299, compared to $420 if the services were purchased separately. "Weight loss is among the most challenging health goals," said Hillman. "Clinical trials have proven that weight gain can pre- dispose one to cancer, heart dis- ease, diabetes, arthritis and de- pression. More than 50 percent of the population is currently over- weight, yet malnutrition exists in the United States. I am not talking about gross malnutrition but sub- clinical malnutrition, in which a person can be overweight and still be malnourished." At Nutrition: The Key to Life, nutrition is individualized to meet the client's needs and lifestyle. "Not everyone needs to be a vege- tarian and eat tofu to be healthy," said Hillman. A 90:10 ratio is used at Nutrition: The Key to Life for a client to change a lifestyle. "It is what people do 90 percent of the time that is important," said Hillman. "They cannot take the life out of living." For people to lose weight and maintain a healthy weight, perma- nent change needs to be imple- Submitted photo Matt Carter, left, Gertie Hillman and Don Long have teamed up to offer a special program for total wellness that includes nutritional counseling, a fitness program and mas- sage therapy. mented, which can be very chal- lenging because of the many diets and diet programs that claim to be the answer to the problem of shed- ding unwanted pounds. Diets, however, do not work for perma- nent changes, said Hillman. The basic equation for losing weight never changes, calorie in- take needs to be less than calories burned, a structured progressive exercise program and stress re- duction, Prolonged chronic stress can elevate one's blood sugar, Massage benefits "Therapeutic massage can be an important element to maintain your health," said Long. "My goal is to help you improve your health and increase well-being through massage." Life can be stressful. The antidote to stress is the relaxation response. One of the best methods is therapeutic massage. During the massage, tight mus- cles tend to relax and the pain as- which can predispose the body iO - sociated with chronic stress is re- hold on to fat, said Hillman. Continued on page 53 " • • • Senior Social Services South Private Home Care for Busy Caretakers and Clients with Long Term Care Needs 'r!l  t , Give a gift of home care (min.) 6 to 24 hours $12-16 per hour Top Quality Aides Insured & Bonded 302-644-1490 Providing Free Skin Cancer Screenings Call 645-8100 "T A   |  for an appointment ] Mon. - Thurs. L" 00,,3L L , I SAVE 20-50% MEN'S & LADIES' SHOES Fa00'T gm00,rx A mSCOUNT Featuring: Sebago * Docksides • Keds • Trotters • Sperry Top-Sider • New Balance • Clarks of England • Wigwam •'Rockvort-- • Grasshoppers • Naturalizer Best selection from over 15,000 pairs in stock. Men's sizes: N 9-14, M 6 I/2-15, W 6 1/2-14, V#W 8-14. Women's sizes: N 6- I0, M 5- I I. W 6- I0, WW 6- I0. -- LOCATIONS -- • Route 1, Ames Plaza, Rehoboth Beach, DE 302-227-5828 Route 1 at West V/rg/n/a Ave. • {4 streets north of MD line on ocean side) Fenwick Island, DE 302-539-4599 Coastal Foot & Ankle Mark M. Menendez, DPM, AACFAS • Nail Disorders • Foot & Ankle Pain • Diabetic Foot Care • Bunions • Hammertoes • Heel Pain • Wounds • Injures • Fractures -- FOR AN APPOINTMENT, PLEASE CALL -- 550 $. Dupont Hwy., Milford, DE 19963 (302) 422-1855 1532 Savannah Rd., Lewes, DE 19958 (302) 645-8555