Health Insurance Companies Offering Weight Loss Advice

Filed under: Health — @ April 12, 2006

Does your health insurance company offer you any unsolicited weight loss advice? Mine did this week in a flyer they mailed to the homes of everyone they insure. While I can appreciate their desire to help people get healthier through weight loss, some of their tips were not what I would consider good for people on a low-carb lifestyle.

From recommendations to eating less fat, ordering soup and salad when you dine out, and eating more whole-wheat products, these aren’t exactly compatible with my low-carb lifestyle. At the same time, though, I credit them for suggesting people exercise more, eat less sugar and processed foods, and to be sure you always eat breakfast.

Click here to read more of these weight loss tips provided by my health insurance company. Some of them are VERY good!

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