Request Demo
Request Demo

Al Lewis, CEO of Quizzify, recently published an article called "Ten Myths about Employee Weight Loss Programs." We created an infographic to give you a brief overview of his article, but don't forget to visit Al's article to learn more.
employee weight loss program facts and fictions
It is not to say that companies should give up on helping employees control their weight; Al and Quizzify simply call for more thoughtful and well-designed programs that move away from crash dieting and unnecessary screenings. Here at Wellable, we have also discussed at lengths on topics like weight-loss challenges and the ROI/VOI of wellness programs. Below are some related articles that you might find helpful:

VOI/ROI
School District Broadens Definition Of VOI For Employee Health
Most Employers Tracked VOI Measures For Wellness Programs

BMI
CDC Study: BMI Is Incorrect Indicator For 18% Of The U.S.
Another Study Shows BMI, Biometric Screenings Lack Efficacy

Weight-loss Programs
Biggest Loser Shows Weight Loss Challenges Don't Work
Premium Reductions Don't Help Employee Weight Loss

If you found this infographic helpful, feel free to share it with your network! Also, let us know what you'd like to learn more about from the Wellable Blog by tweeting us @GetWellable!

Get our latest articles delivered straight to your inbox!

Gallup Poll: 24% Of Workers Believe Their Employer Cares About Their Well-Being

Over the past few years, conversations regarding employee well-being have reached an all-time high....

94% Of CEOs Think They Provide Adequate Mental Health Support, 67% Of Employees Agree

Over the course of the pandemic, rates of anxiety and depression rose dramatically. Studies...

From Hybrid To Homeroom: Why Hybrid Companies Are Taking Attendance

After learning the benefits and drawbacks of remote work, many companies are opting for a partial...

UHG Data Reveals Half Of All Telehealth Visits Are For Behavioral Health

In a conversation with HealthLeaders, UnitedHealth Group (UHG) Chief Medical Officer Donna O'Shea...

72% of Workers Regret Changing Jobs During The Great Reshuffle

Much ink has been spilled over the dramatic rise in resignations during the pandemic. Often, the...

Is The Great Resignation Just A Great Reshuffle?

Economists and organizational leaders have become increasingly concerned with the persistent flood...

Microsoft Report Finds Employees Place Mental Wellness Over Work

In their 2022 Work Index Report, Microsoft uncovered a significant shift in how employees balance...

Study: Diverse Teams Need Psychological Safety To Improve Business Outcomes

Aside from the obvious social and moral reasons for increasing diversity in the workplace,...

How Workplace Policies Make Scandinavian Countries The Happiest Places On Earth

According to some thinkers and theorists, happiness is the only thing people desire. Whether they...

Workers Flock To Freelancing

Though often viewed as the less desirable option due to a lack of benefits or job security,...