The key to
losing weight is to make
small but lasting
lifestyle changes that will help keep the weight
off. Fad diets that promise quick weight loss are
unhealthy and can actually cause more weight gain! Check
out some diet and weight loss myths
Healthy eating and exercise are
essential to managing your weight. Visit our
Active Living and
Healthy Eating pages to learn
how you can get started on your healthy lifestyle today!
Simple Tips to Lose Weight
Get moving! Try
taking three short 10-minute walks per
day as work or study breaks.
Think ahead. Are
you so busy you barely have time to eat?
Pack healthy snacks like an apple or
string cheese to munch on during the
Rethink your drink.
Replace sodas, juices, or aguas frescas
with water. Click here for delicious
flavored water recipes.
Catch some zzZ’s.
Get 7-9 hours of sleep every night. This
helps the hormones that regulate hunger
Get your friends
and family on board. Be a positive
influence and suggest restaurants that
offer healthier choices when eating out.
Better yet, have a healthy cooking
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