It Works

  • $2.75

    saved in medical care and lost productivity costs for every $1 spent on Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less

  • 16%

    of participants bring their blood pressure within normal range

  • 70%

    of participants have maintained or lost even more weight six months after classes ended

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Sleep to Eat Less
Perfect Grab-and-Go Healthy Snack
Tasty and easy butternut squash recipe
Free Webinar on January 27: Swap Your Fats & Snack on Nuts

Would you be able to maintain your weight if you ate a large brownie every day, how about a hot fudge sundae? A new study showed that folks that don’t get at least 7 hours a sleep a night consume upwards of 385 calories more the day after a low-sleep night – about the number… Continue reading »

The Mediterranean Diet continues to be supported by the medical community, and as a result, continues to increase in popularity. In fact, it was recently featured on CNN and the U.S. News rated it a top diet of 2016.  The Mediterranean-style eating pattern has been shown to promote health and decrease risk of many chronic diseases. Eating… Continue reading »

The cold weather signals a time when winter squash are in abundance. Butternut, acorn, and pumpkins – are all great fiber-rich squash to enjoy when the winter rolls around. One of my favorite ways to make butternut squash also is the easiest. Smashed Butternut Squash I like to use this as a bed for grilled chicken… Continue reading »

Upcoming FREE Webinar January 27th at 12:00pm EST Nutrition Decisions Mini Series: Steps to Eating the Med Way The response to the first Med Instead of Meds webinar was overwhelming and we want to give you the tools you need to Go Med AND answer all of your questions. As you know, the Mediterranean-style eating… Continue reading »

Eat Like An Astronaut: Cook at Home Even When You HATE to Cook
How I Got My Family to Eat Vegetables
Recording of MED Instead of MEDS Webinar
How to Improve Employee Wellness and Reduce Medical Costs

I have a three-pronged problem: I want to eat healthy, I hate to cook, and I’m lazy. I was going to say “busy,” but I will own “lazy.” I am also a science fiction fan. My favorite part of the movie is not when they defeat the hostile aliens, but when the crew gathers around… Continue reading »

My extended family eats healthy, maybe not super healthy but moderately so. Whenever the whole crew gathers, 10 of us, for special occasions, deciding what to serve can be challenging. Just recently, I decided to try roasted vegetables just to see if they we would be at least tolerated. It was my Mother’s 81st birthday… Continue reading »

Recording Now Available  Nutrition Decisions Webinar – MED Instead of MEDS for Better Health Presented by Dr. Carolyn Dunn, Professor and Nutrition Specialist, NC State University Can the Mediterranean Diet help prevent chronic diseases? What IS the Mediterranean Diet? Dr. Carolyn Dunn discussed benefits of the Mediterranean Diet and how to make simple swaps to your everyday meals. She… Continue reading »

A variety of businesses from small to Fortune 500 across the United States are offering Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less and Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes to improve the health of their employees. Both Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less and Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes are turn-key, ready to implement programs. Eat Smart,… Continue reading »

From Our Business Partners

Brian Caveney

“We are proud to offer Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less to our client businesses as an option in their employee benefits package. The program has provided positive outcomes for our members and has been a valuable resource for employer sponsored wellness programs. The real-time, online delivery of the program makes it a convenient option for all employees regardless of their physical location across the nation.”

Brian Caveney, MD, JD, MPH
Chief Medical Officer

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina