Men’s Health Month

In the United States, June is designated as Men’s Health Month. The goal is to raise awareness about the ways men can improve and maintain their health. The five most important things that men can do for their health are to be tobacco free, stay physically active, eat a healthy diet, maintain a healthy weight for your height, and get recommended screening tests. In addition to the top five, there are other health behaviors that can increase your likelihood of living a long, healthy life. Below are details about important health behaviors for men: Be Tobacco Free - This includes smokeless tobacco products as well. See our articles about Smoking and Vaping , and reach out to a Be Well Solutions Health Coach to enroll in our Kick Nic smoking cessation program. Stay Physically Active - Aside from being tobacco [...]

Weigh of Life | Our Healthy Lifestyle Program

Weigh of Life Participants Begin Month Two    Read Time: 1 minute 8 seconds On January 11, a new class began Weigh of Life, Be Well Solutions’ 12-week lifestyle management program. Current participants are focusing on incorporating purposeful eating, self-monitoring, and physical activity into their lives as they develop long term strategies for health. So far, participants have logged thousands of exercise minutes, consumed bushels of produce picks, and have completed a weekly challenge to put health knowledge into action. Weigh of Life is a self-paced program and can be completed virtually anywhere with a smartphone or computer. The program provides resources and support for a safe and sustainable journey towards better health. Weigh of Life is sold on an organizational basis. Individual memberships are not currently available. Weigh of Life graduates have experienced an average weight loss of about [...]