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  • $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

Best Treadmill Workout
How to Live Mindfully: Lessons from My Dogs
How to politely reject food pushers
Dinner is Ready

Cooler weather often means more inside workouts. Running on a treadmill does not have to be boring or less intense than your outside workout. In fact, running on a treadmill can be a great way to do an interval workout. An interval workout is one that varies the intensity by going faster and slower for… Continue reading »

How to Live Mindfully: Lessons from My Dogs Does the phrase “be in the moment” seem a little too far out there? It is a little abstract, so I prefer to think of being in the moment as not overthinking things…or living dogfully. (Yep, you read that right.) If I’m too short on time for… Continue reading »

There is a running joke in my family that you have failed as a host if you don’t offer your guests cheese and crackers. Going back as far as I can remember, my mother has always kept a block of cheese and box of crackers on hand, just in case an unexpected guest came knocking… Continue reading »

Wouldn’t it be nice to walk in the door after work to the beautiful sound of “Dinner is ready”? Well, the next best thing is to walk in the door to the tantalizing smells of a delicious meal ready and waiting for you.  This dream can be a reality.  Just look no further than your… Continue reading »

How I Got My Family to Eat Vegetables
Recording of MED Instead of MEDS Webinar
How to Improve Employee Wellness and Reduce Medical Costs
Registration Open: FREE Holiday Challenge!

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 »

The 2016 Eat Smart, Move More, Maintain, don’t gain! Holiday Challenge This holiday season, the only thing that should be “stuffed” is the turkey.  Many Americans gain between 1 and 5 pounds each holiday season. While it may not sound like much, most people never manage to lose these extra pounds. You are invited to join… 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