Health Tips – Scale Back Alabama

2019 Health Tips

These health tips can help you achieve success in Scale Back Alabama. They are also useful all year long as you work to lead a healthier lifestyle. Be sure to check also out Resources for information and tips on staying active and eating well.

Week 1 Health Tip

(January 28 – February 3)
Myth: Eating Healthy Is Expensive

Week 3 Health Tip

(February 11-17)
Myth: I Have To Go To The Gym To Exercise

Week 5 Health Tip

(February 25 – March 3)
Myth: I Can’t Help That I Am Stressed

Week 7 Health Tip

(March 11-17)
Myth: I Do Fine With 5 Or 6 Hours Of Sleep

Week 9 Health Tip

(March 25 – 31)
Myth: All Skinny People Are Healthy And Overweight People Are Not

Week 2 Health Tip

(February 4-10)
Myth: Carbohydrates Are Unhealthy

Week 4 Health Tip

(February 18-24)
Myth: I Can’t Eat My Favorite Foods Anymore

Week 6 Health Tip

(March 4-10)
Myth: Fat Makes You Fat

Week 8 Health Tip

(March 18-24)
Myth: Gluten-Free Is Healthier

About Us

Scale Back Alabama (SBA) is a free statewide weight-loss campaign designed to encourage Alabamians to get healthy and to have fun while doing it. Since the first challenge in 2007, Alabamians have lost more than one million pounds!

Scale Back Alabama is designed to address the state’s challenge with obesity; however, we caution individuals to check with their health care provider before beginning a new exercise or diet regimen.