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

Articles & Ideas

Impact of Mindful Eating on Weight
New Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less TWO Class Begins Tuesday!
Health(ier) Valentine’s Day Recipes
Grey’s Anatomy Taught Us What a Heart Attack Looks Like for Women

Mindful eating can be defined as eating with awareness, which is compared to eating out of habit or because of an external stimulus (smell, atmosphere, peer pressure). It refers to being aware of one’s physical and emotional sensations while eating or when in a food-related environment. Mindful eating allows a person to pay attention to signs of… Continue reading »

Continue your healthy journey with Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less 2!   Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less 2 is a 24-week program intended for those who have completed the Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less program. Bi-weekly classes are conducted online by a live Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN), one-on-one support is offered outside… Continue reading »

Happy Heart Day! It’s the perfect day to give those around you a little extra love…. and to yourself as well. Be kind to your heart by choosing heart-healthy recipes. Not sure where to look for delicious healthy recipes? We’ve got you covered. Check out our recipes tab at the top of the page, our sister… Continue reading »

If you are a Grey’s Anatomy fan, you recently witnessed Dr. Bailey, played by actress Chandra Wilson, have a very real brush with death. In the scene, Dr. Bailey complains of physical symptoms and visits the emergency room, unaware she was experiencing a heart attack. “When your day starts off and you have no intention of… Continue reading »

Quick Breakfast: Healthy Muffin Pan Quiche
“By the end of the program, I was healthier, wiser and a happier person.” – John
Invest in Your Employees and They Will Invest in You
“I always rode in motorized carts when shopping and if they didn’t have any, I avoided that store altogether.”

For the past few years, I have been making numerous variations of muffin pan quiches. It originated from Eating Well’s Mini Mushroom and Sausage Quiche recipe (which was featured in the Holiday Challenge), but I found that I started throwing in my own vegetable combinations and more often than not opted for a vegetarian option… Continue reading »

Below is a testimonial from a recent Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less participant, John. John shares his (and his wife’s!) experience with Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less. Way to go, John!   “Eat Smart Move More Weigh Less….wow. I went to put a pair of pants on and really struggled getting them buttoned.… Continue reading »

On average, adults spend more time at work than anywhere else, which makes the presence of worksite wellness programs even more important. The adult population in the United States is getting increasingly more obese, which leads to serious chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes. Besides obesity being a common factor in developing these… Continue reading »

We are thrilled to share today’s guest blogger, Lynda. Lynda recently participated in the Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less program and she shares her experience below. Wow. Way to go, Lynda! “I just finished the 15 week Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less program with Jenni as my instructor. I have to say that… Continue reading »

From Our Business Clients

“Blue Cross NC has a comprehensive wellness program, TotalYou, where we strive to make the healthy choice the easy choice for employees so that they can bring their best energy to their life and work. Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less has been one of our staple programs for employees since 2012. Their online platform allows employees, regardless of work location, to participate in their interactive weight management course. Our annual screening data shows that employees who complete this program lose weight and keep it off—and personal testimonials from employees say the same. We are excited to continue our relationship with Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less this year, as well as explore their newest program, Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes.”

Christy Colgan, Health and Wellness Manager
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina