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

Southwest Kale and Quinoa Bowl – Inspired by b.good
“My A1C level has dropped by more than 3 whole points”
Simple, Quick and Healthy Lunch – What to Eat When You are Sick of Yogurt
FRIDAY: Free Webinar, Steps To Eating the Med Way: Eat More Fruits, Vegetables, and Whole Grains

If you happen to know me personally, you would know that I detest eating out! It’s partly because of the fact that food eaten outside the home is not nearly as healthy as something that’s cooked at home and partly due to the fact that I am a vegetarian and always suspicious of potential cross… Continue reading »

  “I wanted to share some exciting news! I mentioned previously that a greater and more important issue for me is/was learning to take better care of myself. While I am still on the weight loss journey, I am pleased to share that my A1C level has dropped by more than 3 whole points. I am… Continue reading »

I look in my lunch box some days and see the yogurt I have brought as part of my lunch and I just can’t…. I have selected the flavor and even new brands but I just cannot face another container of yogurt. Here is a quick alternative when you have had it up to here… Continue reading »

Free Mediterranean Diet Webinar February 24th at 12:00pm ET Steps to Eating the Med Way: Eat More Fruits, Vegetables, and Whole Grains Nutrition Decisions Mini Series: Steps to Eating the Med Way: Eat More Fruits, Vegetables, and Whole Grains The response to the first Med Instead of Meds webinar was overwhelming and we want to… Continue reading »

Invest in Your Employees and They Will Invest in You
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

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 »

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 »

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