Healthy Eating/Weight Management

The saying "We are what we eat" is true. It all comes down to a matter of choice. Below are a variety of resources and references that can help you make the right choices.

Top 10 Healthy Eating Tips

Healthy eating includes choosing a variety of foods and incorporating supporting behaviors in your daily nutritional routine. These 10 healthy eating tips will help you get the most nutrition out of the food choices you make every day!

Weight Watchers Online

Dow Health Services is committed to helping you achieve your weight-loss goals and improve your overall health! Dow Chemical has joined forces with Weight Watchers® to bring you special savings on a valuable and convenient weight-loss solution. Click here for additional information.

Dow Health & Fitness Reimbursement (U.S.)

Some U.S. employees at leader-approved sites are eligible for partial reimbursement of certain expenses for their choice of approved physical activity, nutrition/weight management, and/or tobacco cessation expenses, as part of the U.S. Health & Fitness Reimbursement Program. Click here for additional information.

Weight Management Coverage (Aetna)

All active U.S. employees and their family members and pre-Medicare retirees and their family members enrolled in either the MAP Plus Option 1 Low Deductible or MAP Plus Option 2 High Deductible benefit plans are eligible for coverage of certain weight management expenses.

Balance™ Weight Management & Physical Activity (Aetna)

A dynamic program that addresses three critical elements of successful weight loss and maintenance — mind, body and food — in a personalized weight loss/maintenance plan that addresses each participant’s unique needs. Includes iPod™-enabled exercise videos, goal tracking tools, recipes, and more.

This program is part of the online wellness programs that are available to Dow Aetna members through the Aetna Simple Steps Health Assessment. To access this and many other programs, go to www.aetnanavigator.com, scroll over “Health Records” and choose the “Take a Health Assessment” link.

Nourish™ Nutrition Program (Aetna)

An interactive program that analyzes your daily nutritional intake, then simplifies making healthy food choices and changing unhealthy eating behaviors. Nourish® helps you increase energy, feel in control of your eating, manage weight, and live a longer, healthier life.

This program is part of the online wellness programs that are available to Dow Aetna members through the Aetna Simple Steps Health Assessment. To access this and many other programs, go to www.aetnanavigator.com, scroll over “Health Records” and choose the “Take a Health Assessment” link.