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Tips for Managing your Weight

Last week was National Healthy Weight Week in the United States. So close to the New Year, many are still chasing resolutions they made – often to lose weight. An estimated 80% of New Year’s resolutions are abandoned by the first week of February, so we are offering some tips from our partners at Health Storylines.

Top 4 Tips to Manage your Weight

By: Zana Toulany, R.Ph, Director, Patient Experience

Health Storylines

It’s the new year, and for many of us, that means new goals.  The most common New Year’s Resolution is to lose weight!  See below for our top 4 tips to help you manage weight:

Eat Fat

You can’t live without fats.  Eating small amounts of good, or unsaturated fats, can keep you feeling fuller for longer.  Examples include nuts, fish, and olive oil.

Clean your Kitchen

It’s often easier to eat healthy if you place healthy snacks (fruits, vegetables, nuts) on your kitchen counter.  Clear the clutter in your kitchen to make it easier for you to reach for healthy options!

Temptation Bundling

This is a great way to reduce procrastination.  Temptation bundling is when you combine two activities together

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NeedyMeds in 2017

We’re wrapping up 2017 here at NeedyMeds, and it’s been a big year for us. We celebrated twenty years of providing information to those in need and we have kept true to our original mission to provide information on programs that help people who can’t afford medications and healthcare costs.

We have helped over 57,000 on our toll-free helpline in 2017, and saved users over $44 million on their prescriptions with the NeedyMeds Drug Discount Card. This year we began a new partnership with Healthcare Storylines to bring you the NeedyMeds Storylines app—a free self-care smartphone app that makes it easy to track your healthcare including medication reminders, appointment calendar, daily mood tracker, and a digital copy of the NeedyMeds Drug Discount Card.

We presented over 50 online webinars this year, ranging from an overview to our website to special topics about mental health, being your own healthcare advocate, and countless others with some of our very special partners. You can see a list of all our upcoming 2018 webinars on our Webinars page.

NeedyMeds has grown from humble beginnings of two people

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About Us

Welcome to the NeedyMeds Voice! We look forward to presenting you with timely, provocative pieces on healthcare reform, patient advocacy, medication and healthcare access, and other health-related news. Our goals are to educate, enlighten, and elucidate; together, we will try to make sense of the myriad and ongoing healthcare-related changes in the U.S. today.