The Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP), formerly Coronary Health Improvement Project - is an affordable, lifestyle enrichment program designed to reduce disease risk factors through the adoption of better health habits and appropriate lifestyle modifications.
The goal is to lower:
This is done by improving dietary choices, enhancing daily exercise, increasing support systems and decreasing stress, thus aiding in preventing and reversing disease.
This program has helped improve the health of now over 70,000 participants. It has been so successful in Toowoomba, Queensland, they have run it multiple times, as people witness positive results. Here is a link to a local Toowoomba newspaper article about a previous participant's experience, including losing weight and gaining energy: Forget About Life Beginning at 40 - The Chronicle, Toowoomba.
CHIP is based on the fact that 75% or more of our Western diseases are “lifestyle-related,” according to the U.S. Surgeon General. These diseases are connected to our processed diet; lack of exercise; overuse of cigarettes, alcohol, and caffeine; increased levels of stress; and the quality of our support systems. These diseases include:
The Complete Health Improvement Program takes on the following format:
A brief summary of each session covered can be found here in the Program Outline.
Program results have been published in over 20 scientific articles in peer-reviewed medical journals, including the American Journal of Cardiology, the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, and Preventive Medicine.
But does it "really" work? Pat Quinn, from Toowoomba, Queensland, shown in the video below, also relates:
Pat has kindly offered, without any benefit to herself, for you to be able to contact her personally to find out more about the program and the health benefits, and describes this program as "Australia's best kept health secret!" Pat can be contacted directly either by:
To register your interest for the next FREE information session to be held in Orange, and for all enquiries:
In our affluent society many people realise the value of their health only after they have had some life threatening health-related experience nearly take them out. Don't be one of them! Take preventative measures now!
 McGinnis, J. M. (1988). "The Surgeon General's report on nutrition and health." R I Med J 71(10): 373.