Losing Weight: Conversation starters

Talking to an adult family member or friend about losing weight can be hard. Use these tips to start the conversation.

Begin by saying, “I care about you.”

Share what has worked for others.

Here are some ideas for losing weight in a healthy way:

If you have friends, family members, or coworkers who have lost weight by eating healthy and getting active, ask them to share what worked for them. 

Do more than talk.

Find ways to get active and eat healthy together. Here are some ideas:

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