Hit Your Stride Today!

As part of UnitedHealth Group's Stride initiative, you have access to Real Appeal®, an online weight loss program. Real Appeal is based on proven clinical research and features personalized tools and support. Best of all, it's available to eligible employees for free.*

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*The Real Appeal program is provided at no additional cost to eligible members as part of their covered health insurance plan.


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Already participating in the Real Appeal program and not sure what to do next? Contact us or call 1-844-924-REAL (7325)

A program built to help you succeed.

Real Appeal is a proven way to help our members lose weight and live healthier lives by providing:


Ongoing support and guidance

We’re committed to keeping you focused on your goals — with online group sessions, support from our coaches, and a passionate community of members rooting for your success.

Small steps for lifelong change

To help you reach your goals, Real Appeal recommends small steps every day — and makes it easy to chart your daily progress with our nutrition and exercise trackers.

Resources to keep you motivated

Throughout your journey, you can access the inspiring stories of other Real Appeal members, blog posts and articles to keep you informed, and simple activities to help you stay on track.

Weight loss experts, focused on you.

Our highly trained coaches have one job: to support, guide, and help you stay on track. Here are just a few who have helped our members make lasting change.

Applying The Science

Our coaches use a science-based approach based on decades of research to help guide you.

Guiding Your Journey

Our Transformation Coaches make sure you have the options and tools for your personal weight loss success.

Supporting Every Step

Your online weight loss program and coaches are available 24/7 to keep you on track.

Tools to make it happen.

We do this through behavior change coaching, easy online access and tool kits for success. Real Appeal includes:

Transformation Coach

A Transformation Coach with up to a year of support based on your needs.

Real Appeal 24/7 Online Support

24/7 online access and support, and a mobile app for tracking your progress.

Real Appeal Success Kit

Success Kit to kick-start weight loss that includes a weight and food scale, exercise DVDs, food guides, and more.

Lasting results. Real transformations.


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Real Appeal members who attended 4 or more sessions during the program lost 10 pounds on average. Talk to your doctor before starting any weight loss program.

Based on science. Led by experts.

Real Appeal’s approach is based on clinical studies focusing on lasting lifestyle change. The formula is simple: Small, steady, sustainable steps are the path to a healthier future.

Our Clinical Advisory Board carefully oversees and guides the addition of each new tool and idea, ensuring consistent support and healthier transformations for each member.

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