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There are so many ways to live a healthier life — from being active to eating well. With free UnitedHealthcare seminars, you can learn the latest tips and research on how to make healthier living a way of life for you and your family.

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Seminar Topics

 Protecting Your Health and Happiness while Caring for a Loved One

In the U.S. alone, more than 90 million people are fulfilling a vital role by helping to care for a family member. Caregiving touches almost every family, but often in very different ways — with different health conditions, different levels of need and even different cultures. Join us as we discuss the emotional, physical and financial toll caregiving can sometimes take. If you are a caregiver, learn how to “Take Your Oxygen First” to help avoid burnout and bring balance in your life while caring for a loved one. (Recorded Nov. 17, 2015.)

 Connections of Food, Energy and Mood

Good nutrition, key nutrients and physical activity can give you a mental edge. Learn how you can keep mentally sharp, influence your mood, relieve stress, put a zip in your step and help overcome the blues. (Recorded April 10, 2012.)

 Eating: Discouraging Emotional and Disordered Eating

We all eat weirdly during times of emotional stress but quirky eating habits, if left unchecked, can develop into serious food issues. Learn how to eat more mindfully while avoiding the traps that could lead to emotional and disordered eating. (Recorded April 14, 2011.)

 Take Care of the Caregiver

While caring for a loved one may be emotionally rewarding, it can also be stressful, so it is important to take steps to safeguard your own health and well-being. In this seminar, learn the importance of balancing caregiving with your work, life and health. (Recorded May 15, 2012.)

 Must Eat Foods for You and Your Family

By loading your shelves with delicious and nutritious foods, your kids will stop begging for junk food. Learn tips and tricks to help your family make healthier food choices and develop good eating habits that can last a lifetime. (Recorded March 12, 2013.)

 The ABCs of Child Nutrition and Physical Activity: Raising a Happy, Healthy Eater

Getting kids to enjoy and embrace a healthy diet and regular physical fitness can be a real challenge for parents. Join us for this informative online seminar that will give you tips and tricks to help your kids make healthier food choices and develop good eating habits that may last a lifetime. (Recorded Aug. 10, 2012.)

 Preventing, Living and Coping with Diabetes

The good news is that type 2 diabetes, the most common type, is largely preventable. Whether you are newly diagnosed with diabetes, have had it for years or are trying to prevent it, this seminar is for you. Learn about the disease that affects 29 million Americans and an estimated 86 million (roughly one-third of American adults) who are pre-diabetic and may not even know it. According to the American Diabetes Association, preventing and/or managing the disease is so important because diabetes is the leading cause of blindness and kidney failure in adults, it increases risk for heart disease, can lead to circulation problems and is the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S. This seminar will focus on the diet and lifestyle changes and tips that may help you prevent the onset of diabetes or manage the condition with greater success. (Recorded Nov. 8, 2016.)

 So What Can I Eat? What You Need to Know About Food Allergies, Intolerances and Sensitivities

We expose allergy myths and tell you about the signs, symptoms, and treatment strategies that may help you stay safe, and maintain your healthy diet while limiting or eliminating certain foods. (Recorded May 13, 2014.)

 Eye Health through the Ages

Our sight is one of our most important and valued senses, but many of us are not doing all we can to protect our eyesight. Learn more about protecting the health of your eyes, and get the facts on common eye conditions and diseases that may affect your vision and overall eye health. (Recorded Sept. 28, 2011.)

 Strength within: Build Up Your Bones

Protecting your bone health is easier than you may think — and so important. Bones do more than provide structure. They anchor your muscles and store calcium throughout your life. This seminar will help you understand the role of diet, vitamins, minerals, exercise and habits that may help keep your bones strong and healthy. (Recorded May 9, 2017.)

 Wellness at Work

Everyone knows the importance of practicing healthy habits. We may live longer and enjoy a more active lifestyle and are able to do more physically. Wellness needs to be practiced at work too, but there’s so much going on between meetings, projects and all of those emails. This webinar will explore 10 healthy habits that, when practiced regularly, may contribute to having less stress and increased productivity at work and better balance once you get home. (Recorded April 12, 2016.)

 Fast Track to Wellness: Simple Healthy Habits for Busy People

Learn the secret healthy habits that may put a zip in your step, whittle your waistline and promote wellness. Healthy habits can be as easy as 1-2-3, realistic and good for the entire family. (Recorded Nov. 12, 2013.)

 Get Fit without Fads

When it sounds too good to be true, beware! Fad diets don’t work for long. They may result in quick weight loss, often water weight not fat, and those pounds usually return in no time. Let 2017 be the year you lose the weight and keep it off. Join us for this seminar to learn about healthy habits, tips and tricks that can result in real weight loss and find the best diet to suit your lifestyle. Popular diet plans will be reviewed along with helpful recommendations for weight loss plans that can meet health goals, leave you feeling energized and go the distance to help keep pounds off permanently. (Recorded Jan. 10, 2017.)

 Enjoy the Holidays without Gaining Weight

Gaining weight is so easy, especially during the holidays when parties and seasonal foods are part of the festivities. Forget starting a diet during this fun, celebratory and often stressful time of year. Instead, this webinar to help teach you how to get through the holidays using ‘social weight maintenance’, a strategy designed to keep your weight stable. Learn how to use social strategies that will allow you to enjoy the holidays without the dreaded weight gain that you won’t have to swear off come January 1. (Recorded Dec. 13, 2016.)

 Lose the Muffin Top

Many women discover bodily changes like the dreaded muffin top, after hitting menopause. Hormonal changes along with routine aging may cause many women to struggle with weight gain. During this seminar we will review the latest science and research on this critically important topic. We will also showcase strategies that may help women in their pre- and post-menopause years keep their bones strong, hearts healthy and waistlines trim. (Recorded July 12, 2016.)

 50 Ways to Trim Your Love Handles

If you are looking for lasting and effective weight-loss tips — look no further. Nutrition experts agree the healthiest way to win the battle of the bulge may be by making small, doable changes you may be able to sustain for a lifetime and not through restrictive dieting. Take small steps — weight loss may be as simple as shaving 100 calories per day. (Recorded Jan. 12, 2016.)

 Learning from Losers: Secrets to Long-Term Successful Weight Control

Winning at losing. What good is losing weight if you give it a return ticket back? How do some people successfully lose significant amounts of weight and maintain the loss, while others lose and then regain weight in repeating cycles? A research team has studied this question and has shared insights to successful long-term weight loss. For successful, long-term weight loss, you usually have to make permanent changes in your lifestyle and health habits. We will take a close look at the successful losers and the secrets that may help you sustain a lifelong commitment to weight management and improved health. (Recorded Oct. 13, 2015.)

Photo: Kathleen ZellmanMy Diet Starts Tomorrow and Other Good Intentions Gone Bad

Most of us are creatures of habit living within our own familiar routines. We get so comfortable in our ways that sometimes it’s hard to give up those old habits. If you’re serious about eating healthier and losing weight, you need to shake it up, change those bad eating habits and start thinking differently about your diet and lifestyle. Join us for this motivational seminar to learn the three-pronged approach to help overcome unhealthy habits that are keeping you from losing weight and getting fit. (Recorded Sept. 8, 2015.)

 Diets, Diets and More Diets: How to Pick a Perfect Diet for You

With hundreds of weight-loss diets to choose from, how do you select the right one for you? Which dietary patterns are the easiest to follow for long-term effects on weight and health? Join us for this cutting edge seminar that will review healthy diets to follow and provide tips to help you find the best plan suited to your lifestyle. Fad diets, myths, red flags to watch out for, promises too good to be true, detox cleanses, paleo, gluten-free and trending diets will be reviewed. (Recorded Aug. 11, 2015.)

 Set Yourself Up for Weight Loss Success

From choosing the right diet plan, goal setting, meal and exercise tracking to the importance of having support and regular physical activity, this seminar may help to set you on a course for a successful weight-loss journey that goes the distance. (Recorded Jan. 13, 2015.)

 Best Weight Loss Tips Ever

This seminar highlights habits that cause weight gain and provides diet tips that may lead to a healthier you. (Recorded Jan. 8, 2013)

 Walk Off Those Extra Pounds

Walking may be an effective way to whittle your waistline while it may also strengthen your bones, muscles and cardiovascular system. Learn proper walking techniques, choosing a walking program and the benefits of using a pedometer to increase daily steps. (Recorded Jul. 10, 2012.)

 My Mediterranean Kitchen

The Mediterranean diet is the Gold Standard for heart health, longevity and wellness — considered to be one of the healthiest diets and lifestyles on the planet. Heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States and it is preventable! It begins on your plate along with a commitment to regular activity. A healthy diet and lifestyle are among the best weapons in the fight against heart disease. Join us for this seminar to learn simple, effective diet strategies that can lower your risk for heart disease and help improve overall health while enjoying a mouth-watering cuisine. (Recorded Feb. 14, 2017.)

 Strategies for a Healthy Heart

Progress is being made to improve heart health, but heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. According to experts, most heart disease may be preventable! A healthy diet and lifestyle may be your best weapons in the fight against heart disease. Discover how healthy diets like the Mediterranean and others may help lower your risk for heart disease and improve your health and longevity. Learn how easy and delicious it is to eat for a healthy heart. This seminar will uncover simple heart-smart strategies to help benefit your heart, lower your risk for heart disease and improve your overall health. (Recorded Feb. 9, 2016.)

 Eating for a Healthy Heart

A healthy diet and lifestyle are among some of the weapons in the fight against heart disease. Discover how the healthiest diets on the planet may help improve your heart health and longevity. Simple heart smart strategies and smart choices may benefit your heart, lower your risk for heart disease and improve your overall health. (Recorded Feb. 10, 2015.)

 Power Up: A Guy’s Guide to Good Nutrition

Are you trying to stay fit? Lose weight? Improve your health? Whatever your goal, your diet can help give you the edge. This seminar focuses on men’s unique nutrition needs. You’ll discover strategies to help boost energy, promote health and avoid chronic diseases. And we’ll tackle issues such as supplements, alcohol use, belly fat, fertility, muscle growth and athletic performance. (Recorded June 13, 2017.)

 Easy Meal Makeovers

Are you tired of the same old recipes you cook over and over again? Break free of your routine by becoming more proficient in the kitchen. This seminar will include healthy cooking tips and techniques, easy meal preparation ideas, recipe makeovers, simple swaps and tricks to lighten up your favorite recipes by slashing calories while maintaining deliciousness. Good nutrition starts in the kitchen — don’t miss this informative seminar that promises to inspire and change the way you think about preparing healthy meals. (Recorded March 14, 2017.)

 My Mediterranean Kitchen

The Mediterranean diet is the Gold Standard for heart health, longevity and wellness — considered to be one of the healthiest diets and lifestyles on the planet. Heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States and it is preventable! It begins on your plate along with a commitment to regular activity. A healthy diet and lifestyle are among the best weapons in the fight against heart disease. Join us for this seminar to learn simple, effective diet strategies that can lower your risk for heart disease and help improve overall health while enjoying a mouth-watering cuisine. (Recorded Feb. 14, 2017.)

 Be a Better Cook

You don’t need culinary school. You don’t need expensive equipment. You don’t even need that much experience. All you need to help you be a better cook today is a little bit of kitchen know-how, a well-stocked kitchen and the desire to enhance your cooking skills. Join us for this seminar to get inspired, learn a few tricks of the trade, tips, and begin mastering the art of healthy, delicious cooking just like a pro! (Recorded Sept. 13, 2016.)

 Fuel Up to Play

Have you always wanted to excel in your favorite sport? Or maybe you want to give your child the competitive edge on the playing field. This seminar will enlighten you on the energizing role and important timing of food; the nutrients and fluids needed before, during and after exercise; sports drinks and supplements; and help you with your performance. (Recorded June 14, 2016.)

 Making Healthy Food Choices

Join us for this informative seminar on how to make healthy choices. Learn all about the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, types and amounts of food and beverages you may need, super foods, hot nutrition trends, along with simple swaps, tips and tricks that could help you improve your diet by making better choices. (Recorded May 10, 2016.)

 Nutrition 101

Mastering the basics of a healthy diet — fad diets, diet pills, foods to avoid — there are a lot of nutrition tips, making it hard to remember the basics of good nutrition and a healthy diet. Nutrition is a science and it is always changing, but mastering the basics is what may be most important to good health. This seminar will highlight all the essential nutrient components of a healthy diet including calories and how to figure out how many you need. We will delve into everything you always wanted to know about vitamins, minerals, protein, fiber, fats, cholesterol, omega-3 fatty acids, sugars, whole grains, carbohydrates and more. (Recorded March 8, 2016.)

 Juicing for Better Health

The juice revolution is upon us, are you ready to give juicing a whirl? Learn how to drink your way to a healthier you with nutritious juices and smoothies for nourishing snacks, meal replacements and an easy way to help you eat more fruits and veggies. Recipes for the most nutritious beverages will be included. Join us to understand what you can expect juicing to do for you, and what’s just hype — like juicing for detoxification and cleansing. (Recorded May 12, 2015.)

 Food Labels 101

Join us for this enlightening seminar that is designed to increase your understanding of how to choose the healthiest foods, read food labels, decipher label claims and interpret nutrient percentages. (Recorded March 10, 2015.)

 Simple Swaps to Improve Your Health and Wellness

Start living healthier one simple swap at a time. Habits are hard to break and those bad habits can undermine your health and wellness. Simple swaps, small changes, smart decisions and better choices may add up to a healthier life and smaller waistline. (Recorded Oct. 14, 2014.)

 Dispelling Food Fears and Myths

There is so much conflicting information that it can be hard to discern food myths from the real truth. Learn about the most controversial food and nutrition topics. We will dissect the trends and highlight healthy food choices and diets to consider. (Recorded Aug. 12, 2014.)

 Dishing on Healthy Cooking Tips

Tired of the same recipes you cook over and over again? Break free of your routine by becoming more proficient in the kitchen. This seminar includes techniques that will enable you to whip up healthy, easy meals in minutes. (Recorded July 8, 2014.)

 So What Can I Eat? What You Need to Know about Food Allergies, Intolerances and Sensitivities

We expose allergy myths and tell you about the signs, symptoms, and treatment strategies that may help you stay safe, and maintain your healthy diet while limiting or eliminating certain foods. (Recorded May 13, 2014.)

 Aging Gracefully: Adapting to Changing Nutritional Needs

Defy the ravages of aging, learn how good nutrition and a healthy lifestyle may impact aging, minimize normal changes and may be your best defense against aging. (Recorded March 11, 2014.)

 Must Eat Foods for You and Your Family

Program recorded March 12, 2013

By loading your shelves with delicious and nutritious foods, your kids will stop begging for junk food. Learn tips and tricks to help your family make healthier food choices and develop good eating habits that can last a lifetime. (Recorded March 12, 2013.)

 The ABCs of Child Nutrition and Physical Activity: Raising a Happy, Healthy Eater

Getting kids to enjoy and embrace a healthy diet and regular physical fitness can be a real challenge for parents. Join us for this informative online seminar that will give you tips and tricks to help your kids make healthier food choices and develop good eating habits that may last a lifetime. (Recorded Aug. 10, 2012.)

Photo: Kathleen ZellmanKeeping Food Safe in the Kitchen, at Picnics and on the Buffet

Keeping food safe is not that hard once you know the basic rules. Keep your family's food supply safe, especially when warm weather encourages unwelcomed bacterial growth. (Recorded June 14, 2011.)

 Mindful Eating: Discouraging Emotional and Disordered Eating

We all eat weirdly during times of emotional stress but quirky eating habits, if left unchecked, can develop into serious food issues. Learn how to eat more mindfully while avoiding the traps that could lead to emotional and disordered eating. (Recorded April 14, 2011.)

 Connections of Food, Energy and Mood

Good nutrition, key nutrients and physical activity can give you a mental edge. Learn how you can keep mentally sharp, influence your mood, relieve stress, put a zip in your step and help overcome the blues. (Recorded April 10, 2012.)

 Aha! Simple Secrets of Organized People

If you’ve ever struggled with being disorganized, then you’ve probably envied those who seem to have it all together. Contrary to what you might believe, you were NOT born disorganized nor are you doomed to a life of chaos. You can learn organizational skills and introduce a sense of calm into your everyday life. It all starts with identifying the root cause of your disorganization and it isn’t your spouse or kids!

If you’re feeling overwhelmed in your surroundings, then this session is for you. It may help you with the motivation or focus you might be lacking. Come and learn a five-step process that many organized people follow to get and stay organized. This process can be applied at home, work and even with your kids! (Recorded April 11, 2017.)

 Be More Productive

Productivity is a hot button these days because most admit to feelings of insanity when balancing home, work and life. You may think to yourself, “If I could just be a little more productive, then I wouldn’t feel all this stress.” Sometimes it is the little things in life that can make a big difference. This webinar will provide 10 strategies that most people aren’t implementing that are designed to increase personal productivity — both at home and at work — so that you can enjoy life in the sane lane. (Recorded Oct. 11, 2016.)

Picture: Audrey ThomasLife Changes Worth Making

You may have heard it said, “It’s the little things in life.” And perhaps you may have asked yourself “Why can’t life be easier?” Well, you may enjoy those little things at the same time you make your life simpler and easier. It will take some effort on your part to help challenge your thought process in regard to the things that could be reduced or changed in order to bring simplification to your life. This seminar will explore some key practices to put into place as well as suggestions for doing things differently that may all add up to a calmer, more stress-free life. Some changes in life may be worth making. (Recorded Aug. 23, 2016.)

 Wellness at Work

Everyone knows the importance of practicing healthy habits. We may live longer and enjoy a more active lifestyle and are able to do more physically. Wellness needs to be practiced at work too, but there’s so much going on between meetings, projects and all of those emails. This webinar will explore 10 healthy habits that, when practiced regularly, may contribute to having less stress and increased productivity at work and better balance once you get home. (Recorded April 12, 2016.)

 Being Organized in Being Balanced

When we feel balanced, we’re happier in life and feel more productive. This seminar will explore 7 best practices designed to invite peace, calm and mindfulness into your daily routines, thus having a positive impact on you and your household. (Recorded Sept. 22, 2015.)

 What Momma Never Taught You about Filing

Creating an effective filing system isn’t something most of us were taught. This seminar will explore the hows and whys of safely filing and storing important documents. (Recorded April 14, 2015.)

 Practical Organization Tips You Can Use at Home and Work

Get simple, practical tips that may help you simplify your life by cutting the clutter and becoming more organized. You'll learn storing, filing and scheduling tips that you can start putting into practice today. (Recorded April 8, 2014.)

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