Weight Management

With obesity’s link to chronic disease and emotional health, it can greatly impact work performance. We designed our weight management program, Worth the Weight, to focus on nutrition education as well as cognitive awareness of food-related behavior. 

A Shift in Perspective

Built on personal choice, our program gets to the root cause of unhealthy eating practices through self-exploration. Instead of calorie counting or following special menus, we encourage employees to share life experiences, make discoveries through their feelings, and tackle weight management in a new, more sustainable way.

Here's What Weight Management Includes:

A cognitive-based program means improved overall health.

  • Facilitation by a registered dietitian who is a certified health coach

  • Interactive sessions with an engaging workbook

  • Eight weekly one-hour group sessions

  • Group communication and interaction

  • Regular surveys to highlight achievements for each employee

  • BeneFIT Health Coaching to support behavior change

Health Coaching

You can keep the momentum going through BeneFIT's Health Coaching program. Certified health coaches follow up with employees in Worth the Weight for one year to reinforce all that was gained during the program and to promote growth and self-exploration. 

Want More Help?

Consultation with certified health education specialists helps you assess, plan, and/or evaluate your company’s environment and health policies. We want to help promote and support weight management programs for your workforce. Ask us for details.

Assist Employees in Becoming More Productive

Modest weight loss (5 to 10%) is associated with improvement in:

  • Systolic and diastolic blood pressure
  • HDL cholesterol
  • Prevention of Type 2 diabetes
  • Health care costs

Weight loss of 10%-15% is associated with improvement in:

  • Quality of life
  • Depression
  • Mobility
  • Urinary stress incontinence
  • Obstructive sleep apnea

Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5497590/

Obesity is the leading risk factor for type-2 diabetes and osteoarthritis, is a major risk factor for heart disease and hypertension, and is causally linked to 13 different cancers.


Wellness Portal

  • Integrated personal health record
  • Health Coaching Services
  • Wellness challenges
  • Incentive management
  • Secure messaging system
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“I’m making better choices, keeping myself positive, and eating the right foods. Along with daily habits, I’m making actual changes I can continue throughout my life.”

Jane Williams, Worth the Weight program participant

Worth the Weight Program

A proven approach for lasting weight management.

Interested in weight management for your employees?