Healthy Weight Week

If you’re concerned about some of those extra pounds added on during the holidays, you’re not alone. Being overweight can lead to chronic health issues such as diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease. But the good news is that you can take control. Consider adding a few changes to your routine to take off those extra pounds. Not only will you feel better, but maintaining a healthy weight will result in you operating at your best.

  • Know your weight range
  • Stay active
  • Get enough sleep
  • Lose excess weight gradually
  • Make a healthy eating plan
  • Drink more water

If you need more help and some tips on how to get started, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Also, consider talking to your health care provider for added support.