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With summer now in full swing, there is no shortage of fresh fruits and vegetables. Whether you buy your fruits and veggies at a farmers’ market, in the produce section of your favorite grocery store, or a local produce stand, it’s important to remember which items are in season. These items will taste sweeter and/or… Continue reading »

  Easily one of the best vegetable medleys ever – broccoli, tomato, mushroom and garlic is quick, convenient, versatile and delicious! With easy to find ingredients, this mix makes a great pairing with fish, poultry, eggs, beans, and more. Add more tomatoes to make a delicious sauce to serve over your favorite whole grain. Broccoli,… Continue reading »

My favorite vegetable is carrots by a long shot – raw, cooked, in soup, whatever.  I am always looking for new ways to make sure I get my carrot fix. This is one of my favorite soups. You can eat it hot or cold. It has some interesting ingredients (lemongrass and Kafir lime leaves) that… Continue reading »

Move More

This May, we are celebrating #MedMonth by providing resources and tips on the Mediterranean Diet. Although most of the resources involve healthy eating, a big part of the Mediterranean lifestyle is physical activity. It is recommended to be moderately active (e.g. brisk walking) at least 150 minutes per week, which breaks down to 30 minutes… Continue reading »

I hope you have found something that excites you, motivates you, and keeps you active. I know the gym isn’t for everyone. It hasn’t always been my first choice to stay active. A year ago, I decided I wanted to try to run a longer race and maybe even lose some more weight. I joined… Continue reading »

Recording Now Available: Not All Carbs Are Created Equal Presented by Dr. Carolyn Dunn, Professor and Nutrition Specialist at NC State University We often hear about people trying the Keto diet or a low carb diet, as the category of “carbs” tends to be demonized and misunderstood. However, not all carbs are created equal. Click… Continue reading »

Weigh Less

  Below is a testimonial from a recent Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less participant, Linda: “I am a woman, age 53, and had gained ~12 pounds over the last year. I was having a very hard time losing the weight. My goal weight is a number that I have held consistently for the past… Continue reading »

Below is a testimonial from a recent Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less participant, Ann. Way to GO, Ann! “For the past 10+ years I have been struggling with my weight and other health problems including chronic fatigue, dysautonomia, allergies, and anxiety.  I have tried multiple times to get in shape or lose weight only to… Continue reading »

Below is an anonymous testimonial from a recent Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less participant: “This program was a game-changer for me. I have always struggled with my weight and have tried a lot of different diets. There is a lot of confusing and conflicting information out there. This program got me back to the basics.… Continue reading »

Live Mindfully

  My husband is a vegetarian so we usually get a good portion of our vegetables at dinner. We have been trying out some recipes to swap our protein but I realized that we hadn’t had fruit in a while. For Med Month I decided to make a conscious effort to eat more fruits and… Continue reading »

Eating like those who live in the Mediterranean region has been shown to promote health and decrease risk of many chronic diseases. The Mediterranean-style eating pattern incorporates the basics of healthy eating that are traditionally practiced in countries that border the Mediterranean Sea. Eating the Mediterranean way is not only healthy, it is delicious and… Continue reading »

Happy #MedMonth! The Mediterranean-style eating pattern has been shown to promote health and decrease risk of many chronic diseases, including heart disease, cancer, and diabetes. Eating the Mediterranean way is not only healthy, it is delicious and satisfying. Foods that you once thought of as too high in fat or unhealthy, including nuts, olive oil, olives, and… Continue reading »

Employee Wellness

We are thrilled to announce a new addition to the Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less instructor Team: Laura Sanders. Laura joins us from Los Gatos, California, teaching Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less online classes for the west coast time zone. Laura is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) and will begin teaching classes this… Continue reading »

Spring into health with Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less, a 15-week online weight management program delivered in real-time by a live Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN).  In addition to the live weekly classes, participants receive one-on-one support from their RDN instructor through a private online portal. Classes can be attended from home or office using… Continue reading »

Your stomach is rumbling and you eye the clock wondering if you can make it to dinner? The Ziploc snack bag you keep filled with healthy emergency snacks in your desk drawer is empty and you wish you had remembered to fill it. You know you will not have a good workout after work if… Continue reading »