A healthy weight is a weight that lowers your risk for health problems. For most people, body mass index (BMI) and waist size are good ways to tell if you're at a healthy weight.
But reaching a healthy weight isn't just about reaching a certain number on the scale or a certain BMI. Having healthy eating and exercise habits is very important.
If you want to get to a healthy weight and stay there, healthy lifestyle changes will work better than dieting.
In this class, we will review and discuss the various aspects of your environment and explores ways to promote and encourage healthy eating habits.
Learn how to make more room on your plate for foods-as-grown and minimize highly processed and excessive animal foods.
Learn about the difference in calorie density and volume of food and how this can benefit overall health and baseline weight.
Learn to understand the difference between emotional eating and physical hunger.
The Diabetes Prevention Program is an evidenced-based program designed to help people at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The year-long program uses behavior modification techniques to help you adopt a healthy lifestyle by eating healthier foods, increasing physical activity, and losing a modest amount of weight.
If you are a St. Luke’s employee or spouse of a St. Luke’s employee and are covered by the St. Luke’s Employee health care plan, you could qualify for up to $200 in rebates on the program.