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Making healthy choices as a family

Healthy Habits Become Second Nature with Access to Genetic Testing and Coaching

When she first learned about the Newtopia program from her employer, Rita joined because she wanted to improve her health after receiving out-of-range results from …

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Protecting Your Workforce from Obesity-related Complications of COVID-19

Millions of Americans—more than one third of the population—are obese. What many might not realize is that obesity is a serious risk factor for hospitalizations and complications from COVID-19. According to the Centers for …

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Preventing, Reversing, and Slowing the Progression of Chronic Disease in the Workplace through Dedicated Health Coaches

Chronic disease has become an epidemic in our country and is now the leading cause of death and disability. Research shows that 80% of healthcare cost are related to chronic …

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More than Magic: Sustainable Habit Change for Better Health

Tracey, an employee at a healthcare organization, was offered the chance to participate in Newtopia’s health and well-being program from her employer. She joined the program with the sole …

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The Essential Role of Coaching in Driving Behavior Change

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), most chronic diseases could be prevented or reversed through changes in lifestyle. But making those changes can be …

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Accountability and Coaching Support a Participant in Living a Healthier Lifestyle

As a goal-driven person, Donna was inspired by her co-workers to join the Newtopia program. Donna admitted that while she likes setting goals, she also …

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Personalization is a Game-Changer for Employee Health Improvement Programs

Investing in an employee health improvement program brings a two-fold benefit. The most obvious benefit is that it can significantly lower healthcare costs by reducing chronic disease and associated complications among …

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Now is the Perfect Time to Revitalize Your Employee Benefits Program

Open enrollment is nearing for many companies—a time of year that is stressful for benefits managers. Paperwork, company-wide meetings, deadlines, and countless emails are no …

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Newtopia Participant Shares His Journey to Eat Healthier and Exercise More

Shon decided to join Newtopia’s program to get insight on how to eat healthier and exercise more. He felt that he needed someone to encourage him to do the right things, focus on the successes, learn …

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Newtopia Announces CDC Recognition

In spring of 2020, Newtopia was notified that the company had earned Full CDC recognition as an alternative curriculum for our diabetes prevention program from the United States Department of Health …

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