Habits for Optimal Wellbeing and Exercise

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What are the Habits of Health?
The Habits of Health ® (also known as MacroHabits) are the key building blocks of Optimal Health. The Habits of Health provide an integrative framework for developing and maintaining healthy habits each day. These habits make health the centerp...
How do I handle cravings?
Cravings for unhealthy foods are common and normal. They are to be expected and are not a sign of failure. Often times cravings are triggered by cues within ourselves or our environment. Cravings can be sparked by physical issues like tiredness, hea...
How do I handle emotional eating?
When we feel emotions such as sadness, anger, emptiness, stress, or anxiety we feel inclined to consume comfort foods. Eating these comfort foods releases dopamine (a neurotransmitter [or chemical message] that helps to control the brain’s rew...
Can I dine out while on the OPTAVIA Program?
Special occasion meals are easier to handle than you may think! Simply rearrange your Fueling routine (if necessary) so that you can enjoy your Lean & Green meal at your breakfast meeting, family brunch, awards banquet, family dinner at a restau...
Should I exercise while on the OPTAVIA Program?
Note:  This information does not in any way constitute medical advice, and an attempt to diagnose a medical condition or a substitute for medical treatment.   OPTAVIA recommends that you contact your healthcare provider before st...
When should I start exercising on the OPTAVIA Program?
Note:  This information does not in any way constitute medical advice, an attempt to diagnose a medical condition, or substitute for medical treatment.   OPTAVIA recommends that you contact your healthcare provider before starting and...
How long should I exercise?
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What if I want to exercise more than 45 minutes per day?
For those who wish to exercise more than 45 minutes per day, one of our higher calorie meal plans, such as the Optimal Weight 4 & 2 & 1 Plan ® or Optimal Weight 5 & 2 & 2 Plan ® , may be more appropriate in order to support ...
Which OPTAVIA Plan is best for different levels of fitness and exercise?
Note:  This information does not in any way constitute medical advice, an attempt to diagnose a medical condition, or substitute for medical treatment.   OPTAVIA recommends that you contact your healthcare provider before st...