National Healthy Weight Week

Maintaining a healthy weight is one way that people can ensure they stay healthy. It’s also the reason why National Healthy Weight Week was created. This holiday week reminds everyone that eating healthily and maintaining a healthy weight isn’t something done one week of the year but is something that has to be done year-round.

Of course, maintaining a healthy weight is not always an easy endeavor, so it’s important for people to use this holiday week to make the life changes they need to ensure their success. With that being said, let’s take a few moments to learn more about this holiday week.

The History of National Healthy Weight Week

At this time, we were, unfortunately, unable to uncover who came up with this holiday. We do know that it was created sometime during the 1990s and has been celebrated ever since, but we don’t know who is responsible for creating it. We’ll continue to investigate, however, and when we uncover the origins of this holiday week, we’ll update this section.

Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Weight

Below are some tips for maintaining a healthy weight. Remember, the following tips are for a general audience, so it’s important for people to consult with a doctor first before making any changes to their diet or exercise routine. With that disclaimer in place, here are some tips for maintaining a healthy weight:

  • Drink plenty of water.
  • Walk regularly.
  • Use smaller plates for meals.
  • Sleep at least 7 hours a night.
  • Add fruits and vegetables to your diet.

Observing National Healthy Weight Week

During this week, we encourage everyone to meet with their doctor and set some healthy weight goals. It’s also important for people to consult with a doctor before they begin any weight loss program or before they add any supplements to their diet. People can also spread the word about this holiday week using the hashtag #NationalHealthyWeightWeek on their social media accounts.

When is it?
This year (2024)
January 21 Sunday
Next year (2025)
January 19 Sunday
Last year (2023)
January 15 Sunday
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