Step up and scale down to begin Jan. 25

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Services from McLennan Counties are launching Step Up & Scale Down, a 12-week weight management program. The Step Up & Scale Down program is based on the USDA 2010 Guidelines, which are intended to help Americans choose a healthful eating plan.

This program consists of weekly lessons to help participants move toward a healthier weight and includes a weekly weight check-in, weekly challenge to “stay the course,” Dinner Tonight! healthy recipes and tips, exercise resources, and a weight-loss planner.

The series will kick off Tuesday, Jan. 25, from noon to 1 p.m. Classes will be held at our McLennan County Extension Office located at 4224 Cobbs Dr., Waco, TX 76710.

Cost for the 12-week program is $25, which includes all course materials. To register for this class or if you have any additional questions, please call the office at (254) 757-5180 or email  

Make checks payable to Ag Program Account and mail to the McLennan County Extension Office at 4224 Cobbs Dr., Waco, TX 76710.

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