HealthSelect of Texas participants have lost more than 57,000 pounds with Real Appeal, a free online weight loss program aimed at preventing diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Real Appeal supports and encourages long-term weight loss through the proven practice of weekly group coaching with nutrition education. As part of the 52-week virtual program, each participant receives tools and resources to get started on their journey toward a healthier weight. These include:
- A Success Kit containing step-by-step guides, workout DVDs and equipment, healthy recipes, kitchen tools, a personal blender, and more.
- A Personal Transformation Coach who leads weekly online group sessions and is available to you for a full year of guidance and support.
- The Real Appeal online site and Mobile App with 24/7 access to tools to monitor your food, activity and weight, your personal inbox to connect with your group and coach, a library full of resources, and more.
Eligible employees and their covered family members can register for the program using a smartphone, tablet or personal computer.
Real Appeal is part of a broad effort to promote health and well-being, and reduce the incidence of diabetes among state and higher education employees and their eligible dependents in Texas. Real Appeal is available to eligible HealthSelect of Texas employees, spouses and dependents 18 and older with a BMI (Body Mass Index) of 23 or higher.