Losing weight made easy

Losing weight healthily is a big challenge for many people. It’s easier with online nutrition counselling. The benefit for you: it can easily be integrated into your everyday routine.

For many people, losing weight and never gaining it again is just a dream. For those who can’t do it alone, there is help online. Online coaching provides plenty of exciting information about nutrition, exercise and mindfulness. Some coaching programmes also offer personal consulting tailored to your current needs. Online coaching can easily be integrated into your everyday routine.

Losing weight healthily – how does that work?

To lose weight over the long term it is important to have a balanced lifestyle. That means primarily having the right nutrition. Equally important are lots of exercise and avoiding stress. But how can you can achieve these lofty goals when life is so hectic?

Online coaching programmes such as the Helsana Coach app help answer these questions and provide valuable information in a a simple, concise and exciting way. They also give practical tips, for example by suggesting fitness programmes, light recipes and simple relaxation exercises. The benefit for you: the Coach app is available around-the-clock for valuable information and tips. For example, while going home on the train after work, you can look for light recipes or a relaxation session with just a few clicks.

A healthy body weight with the Helsana Coach

Would you like to control your weight? The Helsana Coach app helps you achieve your personal health goals, step by step. You'll be supported with tips and programmes for exercise, nutrition and mindfulness. Look for delicious recipes, fun fitness programmes or exercises for greater mindfulness. Download the Helsana Coach app now and get started.

Personal nutrition counselling – offline and online

The Helsana Coach app provides a good basis for controlling weight. If you want to go deeper into the topic or are looking to get in touch with specialists, you can turn to a professional nutritionist. There are many options nowadays: you consult a nutritionist in person or a via the Internet. There is a wide selection of online programmes with certified nutritionists who can show you how to lose weight consistently yet enjoyably.

We recommend our certified nutritionist:

Weight Watchers
Under the motto “Together it’s easier” you can meet with other people with the same goals and motivate each other. You'll also be advised by trained coaches. Various online tools from Weight Watchers will also help you to reach your goal of losing weight.
With this online programme, you can consult doctors, physiotherapists and nutrition experts upon request for three, six or 12 months. You receive personalized menu and fitness plans along with healthy recipes. You can also keep a regular online journal. The goal is to lose a maximum of half a kilogramme per week.
A qualified nutrition coach will work with you at a doctor’s surgery to create an individual programme to lose weight and then adapt it to your needs on an ongoing basis. You remain in regular contact with the coach between meetings with the Oviva app, which makes the consulting even more effective. This app enables you to record your diet and changes in your weight.
mycoach is an innovative programme for changing your diet: nutrition specialists create a new menu every week that is tailored for you. You can cook the food yourself or have it delivered to you. In addition, there are checks and measurements at various locations as well as online coaching by a certified nutrition advisor.
Swiss Association of Nutritionists (SVDE)
With this association, you will find legally recognized nutritionists throughout Switzerland who can offer individual guidance on your weight-loss journey and help you to eat a healthy diet and balance your calorie intake in an enjoyable way.

Do you want to get your weight under control? We’ll help you do that! You can consult one of our recognized nutrition partners. We cover part of the costs through the supplementary insurance policies Sana and Completa.

And if you as a Helsana customer take part in a programme run by one of our nutrition partners, you’ll be doubly rewarded: you’ll be doing something good for your health and you'll also receive Helsana+ Plus points.

Helsana’s contribution

Helsana contributes 75% (up to CHF 200 per annum) towards the costs of  SVDE nutritional advice and courses from Weight Watchers eBalance.ch, Oviva and mycoach  under the SANA and COMPLETA supplementary insurance policies. The costs of nutritional advice from the Swiss Association of Dieticians (SVDE) are assumed under basic health insurance in the event that an individual is very overweight (BMI over 30) with obesity-related diseases and is referred by their doctor.


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