CORNING — In recognition of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, Take Shape For Life will launch its first ever national Discover Your Optimal Health Day in cities across America Thursday. The goal is to encourage a lifestyle of healthy eating habits and regular physical activity at an early age. A healthy happy hour will be held 7 p.m. Thursday at Corning Opera House, 800 Davis Ave., Corning.
Each participant involved in the national movement, Walk Across America in a Day for Optimal Health, may pledge to walk a minimum of one mile, and with the goal of mobilizing at least 3,300 people around the U.S. Take Shape For Life will set out to accomplish walking the distance of the entire country in one single day.
Take Shape For Life is a weight-loss program that promotes wellness through Medifast meals and the Habits of Health lifestyle program.