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Nutrition 101 – A Healthier Diet, A Healthier You

Get Active: Start a Walking Program

Save Your Skin – Be Sun-Smart

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GO GREEN - GET BLUEREVIEW ELECTRONICALLY
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Get Active. Eat Right. Feel Better.

Want to lead a healthy lifestyle but don’t know where to start? BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee can help provide the information and motivation you need to get and stay healthy. Learn how BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee can help you get active, eat right and feel better!
Nutrition 101 – A Healthier Diet, A Healthier You
Well + Wise – Know Your Nutrition Facts
Nutrition is not only about eating the right foods; it is also about eating the right amount. Take charge of your diet by eating healthy, nutrient-filled foods and being aware of the calories, servings and size of the foods you eat. TEST YOUR FOOD-FACT KNOWLEDGE!
Know Your Nutrition Facts

Know Your Target BMI
When beginning a new diet to improve your health, it’s important to know the healthy body mass index for your height and weight. WHAT'S YOUR BMI?

How to Read the Food Label
If serving sizes tend to trip up your plan for eating healthy, knowing how to read a food label can be a big help. HOW TO READ A FOOD LABEL

Tips for Serving Control
Clearly, serving size is a major issue when it comes to eating right and staying healthy. HOW TO MAKE HEALTHY SERVING CHOICES
Know Your Nutrition Facts

The Right Ingredients for a Healthy Diet
Another important factor in planning your healthy and nutritionally balanced diet is being aware of the best ingredients to use when you cook. TEST YOUR INGREDIENT KNOWLEDGE

How to Recognize a Serving
Even if you are actively following a smart nutrition plan, who has time to weigh and measure all of their food before they eat? HOW BIG IS A SERVING OF MEAT?

Healthy Recipes for a Healthy Diet
Who doesn’t love a summer cookout or picnic? You can still enjoy the foods you love and maintain your healthy diet. GET A RECIPE FOR GRILLED LEMON CHICKEN
 

Get Active: Start a Walking Program
Enjoy the warm weather by starting a summer walking program! There are several benefits of adding daily activity to your routine, and BlueCross WalkingWorks offers you essential tips and information on how to incorporate more walking into your lifestyle. START WALKING WITH WALKINGWORKS

Be Safe in the Sun
Everyone is excited for the winter frost to melt away, so they can enjoy spring and summer by participating in outdoor activities and hitting the beach. TIPS ON BEING SUN-SMART

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Personal Health Statement
Size up your annual health care spending – and savings – at a glance with your Personal Health Statement.

BluePerks Discount Drug Card
Save money on prescription medicines not covered by your health benefit plan with the BluePerks discount drug card.

Be Smart. Save Money. Choose OTC Medications.
Did you know over 700 medications that were once only available by prescription can now be purchased over the counter at drug, grocery and discount retailers? Check bcbst.com for more information or which medications are now available over the counter.

Your Personal Information is Protected
Learn how BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee keeps your non-public personal information private.

Benefits after a Mastectomy
Annual required notice

Your BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee health plan, as required by the Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act of 1998, provides benefits for mastectomy-related services including reconstruction and surgery to achieve symmetry between the breasts, prostheses and the complications resulting from a mastectomy (including lymphedema). Please review your benefit plan materials for more details about these benefits and your coverage in general.

 

BlueReview 2008 is one more way BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee is working to keep you informed about health and wellness, and the added benefits and services you receive from your health benefit plan. To learn more about your specific benefits and coverage, consult your plan materials or Evidence of Coverage. As a BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee member, you have certain rights, responsibilities and expectations. Learn more about your Member Rights and Responsibilities at bcbst.com.Questions? Just call the Customer Service number listed on your BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee member ID card or visit bcbst.com.

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