New Video from Mercy Health Offers Weight Management Tips

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Experts from Ohio’s largest health system share helpful information about healthy weight, losing weight, exercise, fad diets and more

Mercy Health has devoted the second of its monthly Mercy Health: Helping You Be Well videos to weight management.

Nearly everyone is on some kind of diet. Losing weight isn’t easy. And keeping it off can be even harder. That’s why Mercy Health (formerly Catholic Health Partners) – a Catholic healthcare ministry serving Ohio and Kentucky – has devoted the second of its monthly Mercy Health: Helping You Be Well videos to weight management.

In a concise video on Mercy Health’s YouTube channel, Drs. Mohamed I. Dahman of Mercy Health Physicians in Cincinnati and Stephanie Dunkle-Blatter of St. Rita’s Weight Management in Lima answer questions such as: How do I know if I’m at an unhealthy weight? What is the healthiest way to lose weight? What kind of foods should I eat? How much should I exercise? Are there any fad diets that could work for me?

An infographic with weight management tips is available. And Mercy Health is sharing tips throughout the month on its social media channels.

Mercy Health: Helping You Be Well, which spotlights key health issues and tips for healthy living, debuted in December. The videos feature Mercy Health physician experts who are committed to making lives better – mind, body and spirit.

About Mercy Health
Mercy Health (formerly Catholic Health Partners) is the largest health system in Ohio and one of the largest health systems in the United States, employing more than 32,000 employees in Ohio and Kentucky. With $6 billion in assets, Mercy Health operates about 450 health facilities, including 23 hospitals, eight senior living communities, five hospice programs and seven home health agencies. Truven Health Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) consistently rates Mercy Health among the nation’s top health systems for clinical quality and efficiency. In keeping with its mission, Mercy Health provided $374.7 million in community benefit services in 2013. Mercy Health’s bonds are rated AA- by Standard & Poor’s and Fitch, and A1 by Moody’s. Mercy Health also partners with HealthSpan which provides health maintenance organization and insurance coverage. Mercy Health is a founding member of Health Innovations Ohio, which focuses on providing health services that result in higher quality, better health and greater value. For more information, visit http://www.mercy.com or connect with Mercy Health on Facebook, Google+, Pinterest and Twitter (@LivingMercyHlth).

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