Weight loss

Real Appeal® is an online weight loss program designed to help motivate employees to improve their health and reduce their risk of developing costly, chronic conditions like cardiovascular disease and diabetes. The program combines clinically proven science with engaging tools that teach employees how to make small changes that may lead to lasting weight loss.

Real appeal offers a digital weight loss program with real support

Health coach leads the way

Employees attend weekly online group sessions led by coaches who can help tailor the program to their needs.

Dashboard helps track progress

Employees have 24/7 access to a digital library of health-focused content and a dashboard to track their progress.

Weight loss and support tools to help keep employees engaged

Employees receive tools and resources to achieve weight loss goals, including recipes, weight and food scales, workout videos and more.

Real success stories through Real Appeal

56% of at-risk participants lost weight1

36% of participants lost 5% or more in body weight1

8.5 pounds of weight lost per person on average1

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See how medical expenditures were 12% less for Real Appeal participants over 3 years, resulting in a 2.3:1 ROI.

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  1. UnitedHealthcare book of business; results through December 2020: Cohort represents participants at risk, in program 26+ weeks, attending 9+ ILIs (N > 50,000)


Real Appeal is a voluntary weight loss program that is offered to eligible participants as part of their benefit plan. The information provided under this program is for general informational purposes only and is not intended to be nor should be construed as medical and/or nutritional advice. Participants should consult an appropriate health care professional to determine what may be right for them. Any items/tools that are provided may be taxable and participants should consult an appropriate tax professional to determine any tax obligations they may have from receiving items/tools under the program.