Call Us Today For A Free Quote | 978.222.3939
Simpson Financial Group  Preparing for life’s uncertainties
 

Elements of a Healthy Diet

Putting down the French Fries and Soda can pay dividends. So can finding healthier ways to enjoy an afternoon snack.

A proper diet can go a long way towards helping you live a healthier life. That said, many of us struggle to make positive changes to our dietary habits. However, a proper diet can help you improve your health. This can even help you save on your health insurance costs.

Often, improving your eating habits seems easier said than done. But with the help of your insurance coverage, you may be able to get access to diet counseling.

Diet Counseling Coverage by Insurance

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires most health plans to cover a set of preventative services. The ACA includes diet counseling for adults with a high risk of chronic disease among these covered services. This means that qualifying adults should be able to get diet counseling free of charge.

Should an adult face a risk of chronic illness — such as diabetes, heart disease or other conditions — they can often make lifestyle changes to reduce or even eliminate the chance that they may get sick. Changing diets can often help individuals form a nutritional foundation to better manage their chronic risks. By adding or eliminating certain food from their diet, people can also reduce the chance that the condition may worsen.

By maintaining a healthy diet, policyholders may be able to reduce the chances that they will have to seek care for medical conditions. Your policy usually can't charge you more based on the amount of care you receive. However, by avoiding certain medical insurance claims, you might reduce your chances of out-of-pocket costs related to deductibles or co-payments. So a healthy diet could, indeed, improve your financial security.

Diet Tips You Can Follow Today

Many Americans have special dietary needs. However, there are common dietary changes that can improve overall health. You may be able to improve your diet by:

  • Cutting out fatty foods high in carbohydrates
  • Maintaining a diet of lean meats, fish and fresh vegetables
  • Drinking plenty of water while avoiding high-sugar or high-caffeine drinks
  • Snacking on fruits, vegetables and nuts as opposed to fried, sugary or salted foods

Your diet counselor and physician can often help you pinpoint a diet plan that meets your needs. And since diet counseling is classified by insurers as preventative care, you can get this service for free.

We can help you find coverage. Call Simpson Financial Group, Inc. at (978) 222-3939 for a fast, free health insurance quote.

Share |


No Comments


Post a Comment
Name
Required
E-Mail
Required (Not Displayed)
Comment
Required


All comments are moderated and stripped of HTML.
Submission Validation
Required
CAPTCHA
Change the CAPTCHA codeSpeak the CAPTCHA code
 
Enter the Validation Code from above.
NOTICE: This blog and website are made available by the publisher for educational and informational purposes only. It is not be used as a substitute for competent insurance, legal, or tax advice from a licensed professional in your state. By using this blog site you understand that there is no broker client relationship between you and the blog and website publisher.
Blog Archive


View Mobile Version
Instant Quote
Referrals
We love referrals! And thank you even more for your continued business.
Find an Agent
We have agents in your neighborhood! So give us a call.
Our Agency Blog
Stay in touch with the latest events, news and offers we have.
Computer Phone Connect
Get an instant quote online now! Talk to an agent directly by phone Connect to a local agent
Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+
Stay In Touch With Us Helpful Site Links Our Office





289 Elm St
Suite 102
Marlborough, MA 01752


(978) 222-3939
We have the expertise to find you the right coverage at the right price 
Attention: This website is operated by Simpson Financial Group, Inc. and is not the Health Insurance Marketplace website. In offering this website, Simpson Financial Group, Inc. is required to comply with all applicable federal laws, including the standards established under 45 CFR 155.220(c) and (d) and standards established under 45 CFR 155.260 to protect the privacy and security of personally identifiable information. This website may not display all data on Qualified Health Plans being offered in your state through the Health Insurance Marketplace website. To see all available data on Qualified Health Plan options in your state, go to the Health Insurance Marketplace website at HealthCare.gov.

Simpson Financial Group, Inc., which has licensed insurance agents in 50 states. Not all agents are licensed to sell all products. Service and product availability varies by state. Sales agents may be compensated based on a consumer's enrollment in a health plan. Agent cannot provide tax or legal advice. Contact your tax or legal professional to discuss details regarding your individual business circumstances. Our quoting tool is provided for your information only. All quotes are estimates and are not final until consumer is enrolled.