Health & Wellness Podcast Series. Now is a great time for a healthier you.    

Maybe you want to lose a few pounds, build exercise into your daily routine, learn how to relax, or just live a longer, healthier life.

But who has time? Now you do, at a time that works for you.

UnitedHealthcare is pleased to offer a new Health & Wellness podcast series that’s available whenever you are. Access one online today – on your lunch break, in between appointments, before bed, or whenever your busy schedule allows a few minutes for you.

Available 24/7, you can view these podcasts at your convenience.

Best of all, each podcast has “chapters” – you can listen to the full presentation, or simply listen to the sections most important to you.

To view podcasts go to

To download podcasts to your computer, click on the question mark “Tools and Help”, located on the bottom right of the presentation, then select “Download”.

Presented by Trisha Hardy, Regional Director, Health Strategies

Healthy Dinning In and Out
Learn about healthy eating strategies, ways to cook healthy at home and tips for making healthier choices when eating out.

Managing Stress
Identify sources of stress, discuss solutions for dealing with stress and practice problem solving techniques.

Overcoming Exercise Barriers
Identify and discuss ways to overcome exercise barriers. Discuss personal challenges while making exercise a priority. Review helpful tips to increase activity.

Move to Lose
Understand the benefits of physical activity and review common exercise myths. Understand the role of physical activity in weight loss, identify moderate intensity activities and learn how to plan your exercise routine.

Planning Ahead for Healthy Eating
Discuss how planning ahead helps you make healthier choices. Discuss healthy meal planning and snacks and review how to read nutrition labels.

Healthy Habits
Identify common triggers that lead to unhealthy behaviors and review strategies for healthier habits. Discuss ways to make home and work healthy environments for adoption of healthy habits.

Staying Positive
Discuss motivation techniques and positive self talk. Look at progress, set new goals and review components of success.

On Your Way to a Healthy Weight
Understand the benefits of weight loss and determine a healthy weight range. Review portion sizes and learn everyday ways to move more. Discuss the importance of tracking and setting realistic and achievable goals.

Women’s Health: Caring for Ourselves
Presented by Kathryn Jackson, Wellness Consultant

Learn about a woman’s top health concerns: Heart, breast and brain health; osteoporosis; menopause; diet; exercise; and managing stress.

Men’s Health: Caring for Ourselves
Presented by Jason Lee, Wellness Consultant

Learn about a man’s top health concerns: Heart, prostate and brain health; diet; exercise; and managing stress.

Back Health
Presented by Dr. Janet Bruno, Medical Director

Learn how to keep your back strong, how to address the causes of back pain, and what to do when back pain strikes.


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Podcasts are for general informational purposes only and are not intended to be medical advice or a substitute for professional health care. Consult an appropriate health care professional for your specific needs and to determine whether making a lifestyle change based on this information is appropriate for you.

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