Tanya Unkovich On The 5 Things You Need To Do To Achieve a Healthy Body Weight, And Keep It Permanently

An Interview With Jake Frankel

Authority Magazine Editorial Staff
Authority Magazine
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24 min readDec 22, 2022


Create your own winning formula; have your list of non-negotiable habits, and make this part of your daily routine, period. To follow are some examples for you, choose a few, or choose them all, and add more of your own.

So many of us have tried dieting. All too often though, many of us lose 10–20 pounds, but we end up gaining it back. Not only is yo-yo dieting unhealthy, it is also demoralizing and makes us feel like giving up. What exactly do we have to do to achieve a healthy body weight and to stick with it forever?

In this interview series called “5 Things You Need To Do To Achieve A Healthy Body Weight And Keep It Permanently” we are interviewing health and wellness professionals who can share lessons from their research and experience about how to do this.

As a part of this series, I had the pleasure of interviewing Tanya Unkovich.

Having faced many adversities in life, Tanya Unkovich is often referred to as a master of resilience. However, she openly claims that one of the toughest to overcome, were her issues with food and body image.

Tanya is an accomplished author, public speaker, has been featured in numerous publications, is a regular contributor to radio, and an expert in taking her private clientele on a journey of personal transformation.

Thank you so much for joining us in this interview series! Before we dive into the main focus of our interview, our readers would love to “get to know you” a bit better. Can you tell us a bit about your childhood backstory?

My parents were immigrants from the former Yugoslavia. Their upbringing during the second world war was unimaginable, as were the adversities they faced during my early childhood years. From early morning starts on the farm, to losing everything when our house burned to the ground, they endured tremendous loss.