If you’re thinking about personal change in 2011 – in weight, fitness, diet or addictive behavior – think of your PEBB benefits as fuel on the cycle of change. Motivation is up to you, but your benefits can keep you moving toward your goals.
If you’re among the six in 10 members who say they’re overweight or obese, take advantage of the weight management benefit.
All members have coverage for two visits with a registered dietician. In 2011, principal subscriber in a medical plan can join Weight Watchers® at no cost when they complete a confidential health assessment. (See next article
The health and wellness section on your plan’s website includes trackers, tips and calculators that encourage you to be physically fit. Follow the easy, online registration linked at "Watch the Video," below left.
Here’s an easy way to improve your diet in 2011: simply swap out vending machine snacks for fruits and vegetables. These nutritional powerhouses have so much health value that Weight Watchers’ Points Plus® makes them points-free.
to see what counts as one-cup servings of common fruits and veggies and how easy it can be to eat the recommended five-a-day. Log in to the wellness section of your plan’s website for menus and recipes to add them to meals.
If you smoke, quitting is the best thing you can do to improve your health. And preparing to quit will greatly increase your chances of success. Call Quit for Life today to gain access to a Quit Coach® who will help you set a realistic plan based on your individual goals and needs. 1.866.QUIT.4.LIFE (1.866.784.8454) It’s free, and it works. Click here
to enroll online.
Not everyone takes the same route to quitting an addictive behavior. Click here
to learn how one PEBB member successfully explored another path to quitting tobacco use.