Nutrition When Visiting Family

When you visit and stay with family, it may be harder to keep up with your nutrition routine. How can you make good decisions, not perfect decisions, during these events? Everyone’s family dynamic and accommodations are different, but we encourage you to think about ways to adapt your routine. Thinking of ideas and turning them […]

Focus on Having Fun

Just like eating nutritious foods and engaging in physical activity are good for us, having fun is another way to boost our health. Having fun can make us happier and may help lower feelings of stress. Think about times when you have felt carefree and fully engaged with an activity or group of people. Or […]

Stop Diabetes Before it Starts!

If you have been diagnosed with prediabetes or are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes, this program is for you. You CAN prevent type 2 diabetes. Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes can help! Prediabetes is when blood glucose (sugar) levels in your blood are higher than normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed with diabetes. Insulin helps […]

Virtual Basic Knife Skills Event

I am a frequent patron of my local Wake County North Carolina library and receive virtual program updates via email. On July 10th at 6:30 pm, Wake County Libraries will be hosting a free virtual Basic Knife Skills event via Zoom. For more information and to register, click here. You do not have to be […]

How to Stay Active in the Summers

Summer is a great time to enjoy the outdoors and stay active, but the heat can also make it a bit challenging sometimes. However, with some planning and the right strategies, we can maintain our outdoor physical activity routine while staying safe and cool. Tips to stay active during the hot summer months: Choose the […]

Beat the Heat with a Swim Workout

When summer arrives, so do hotter temperatures. The heat can present an added challenge for those of us who enjoy exercising outdoors by means of walking, running, biking, and other aerobic activities that get the heart and lungs pumping. However, if you have access to a pool, lake, or even the ocean, you may want […]

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“Course for a healthier lifestyle”

Below is a testimonial from a recent Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less participant who completed the program: “Excellent course with an exception instructor! I would recommend this course to anyone who wants to follow a healthier lifestyle.” – Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less Participant You might also enjoy: “Information I can use for […]