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

Summer Activity: Play in a Park
“Along this journey, I have received more than I ever thought possible”
Greek Yogurt Review
“Woohoo! Last summer’s jeans fit again!”

Summer means lots of time outdoors. I recently had the opportunity to spend some time with my 5-year-old great nephew. As a 3-year-old, we had visited the park very near my home.  Even though the park was simple, he continued to talk about our visit often, reminding me of the fun we had. At a… Continue reading »

Below is an anonymous testimonial from a recent Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less participant: “I completed my last class of 15-week Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less course last night. This has been an incredible journey for me but mostly for my ‘buddy’. I traveled down this road with one goal in mind: to help… Continue reading »

The yogurt section of the grocery store seems to keep growing and growing. More choices and more brands mean more decisions to make. It’s hard enough to know which ones will taste good- but which ones are healthy choices? The amount of added sugars also seems to be increasing in flavored yogurts. According to Berkley… Continue reading »

Below is a testimonial from a recent Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less participant: “Woohoo! Last summer’s jeans fit again! I just want to take this opportunity to thank my instructor for a great class. Her enthusiasm is very motivating and her messages have helped me to revise my goal to focus on increasing movement… Continue reading »

“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
Eat Like An Astronaut: Cook at Home Even When You HATE to Cook
How I Got My Family to Eat Vegetables

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 »

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 »

From Our Business Clients

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