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Madi Johnson

While black coffee is low in calories, making it tastier with cream and sugar can make it tricky to fit into your weight loss plan. Adding regular cream can quickly multiply the amount of calories and fat to your morning- or afternoon- drink. This is even before adding the flavored syrups and sugar! We’ll take… Continue reading »

The frozen meal section of a grocery store can be a bit overwhelming with all the different choices. Especially when trying to choose a healthy option! The Eat Smart Move More Weigh Less team has started this new blog series to help you navigate the frozen aisle by rating our favorite (and least favorite) frozen meals we… Continue reading »

By Julie Knaack, MPH, RD, LDN – Health Promotion Manager at NC Prevention Partners Have you ever noticed that you have to pay 20 cents extra to get a whole grain bun at Chick Fil-A®? Or found it difficult to locate the stairwell when visiting your dentist on the 3rd floor?  One of the many reasons our… Continue reading »

“I am so glad that I joined the Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less program. The information that was given and shared in the class was most rewarding. Since starting the class I have learned new strategies and ways of preparing my food with important information such as counting calories (which is not as hard… Continue reading »

“I was successful in losing 39.5 pounds with the class. I am still practicing what I learned, still walking 4 miles most days, lifting weights and even working my way up to jogging a little. Since the class ended I have lost 24.2 lbs for a total of 63.7 (let’s just call it 64). I… Continue reading »

“When I heard about Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less, I knew this was a great opportunity to assist my employees. Well, the program exceeded my expectations! During the 15-week class, I lost 20.6 pounds! One month after the end of class (also during the holiday season), I have lost another pound! “I was in… Continue reading »

I recommend the Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less (ESMMWL) program to anyone who has failed in the past in their efforts to lose weight. For the past several years, I have tried, without success, to reverse the steady expansion of my waistline. Even a dedicated running and/or cycling program seemed to have no real… Continue reading »