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Did you know...there are easy tips for living a healthy life?

Whether you are looking to lose weight, want to get healthier for yourself , or want to teach your family how to be healthy together, these tips will help you reach your goals one step at a time.

Being healthy can start with losing weight

Lose weight?! What if I like the way I look?
The scales and doctors say you are really overweight, but you love your curves and extra padding.

You don't have to be thin to be healthy, but pay attention to these signs that you need to think about losing a few pounds:

  • Do you have trouble walking more than 2 blocks? (i.e.: feel tired or short of breath?)
  • Do you have sleeping difficulties?
  • Do you have low energy?

Is you answered yes to these questions, you are probably on the road to poor health.

Make taking care of your health your priority. By taking a few steps towards leading a healthy life, you will probably lose some weight and avoid some serious diseases.

Remember: Being healthy is more important than size.

If you are obese you could be at risk for...

Did you know? In New York City, 1 mile is about 20 blocks. Think about how many blocks you usually walk.

Did you know? is a series of health articles written by HHPC and approved by our Health Advisory Board.
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