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Welcome to Healthy Bodies: Take Charge, the second of the three-part Healthy Bodies series. The goal of this series is to provide you with information, resource links, and practical tips on how to achieve a healthier body. This second initiative will focus on ways you can overcome challenges to reaching and keeping a healthy body weight, and why this is so important to your overall health and well-being.

This wellness initiative has the following resources for you and your workplace:

Health Issues in the Workplace Newsletter

Healthy Bodies: Take Charge

The articles in this newsletter will provide you with information on various lifestyle factors which can influence your weight, as well as your weight loss journey.

Personal Health Guide

Smart Steps to Live Longer: Portion Distortion  

This Personal Health Guide will explain portion control and how small changes to your eating habits can improve your health.


The contest is designed to test your knowledge about reaching and keeping a healthy weight and how this can impact your health and well-being. Read the Healthy Bodies: Take Charge newsletter and then fill in the blanks with the words provided on the contest sheet.

Contest Poster

This Healthy Bodies: Take Charge contest poster can be used to help promote the contest.

Tip Poster

This Healthy Bodies: Take Charge tips poster can be used to help promote the initiative.

Ideas to Promote

This is a list of suggestions to help promote this initiative to your employees. The intention is for you to use one or more activities and/or events to generate interest and awareness about this topic.


These are a series of four two-page factsheets that provide detailed information about how to reach and keep a healthy body weight. Every four weeks during the initiative a new factsheet will be posted below. These e-bulletins can then be printed and copied, emailed to employees, or posted on your workplace’s website.

Healthy Weight Loss Secrets Revealed

This e-bulletin will provide information about a healthy diet and being active and the key role they play in reaching and maintaining a healthy weight.