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This post is a tribute to our hard-working participants and the goals they accomplish. As 2012 comes to a close, we look back on everything Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less participants have achieved and look forward to future participants doing the same! We could ramble on and on about our participants (and the program), but we figure it’s more… Continue reading »

The Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less team recently received an email with the subject line, “Thank you for what you have done for my husband!” from the wife of a program participant. Losing weight is no easy task and it’s even harder if you feel like you’re doing it alone. Having your family involved… Continue reading »

Are you ready for some football (food)?? It’s tailgating season again – I mean football season – so let the celebrations begin without losing sight of your weight loss efforts! Try these helpful tips whether you’re out at the stadium or hosting fans at your home. Eat a small nutritious snack before you arrive at… Continue reading »

One of the recommendations of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans is to reduce consumption of added sugar. If you are drinking a sugar-sweetened beverage or eating candy, you probably already know that they are loaded with added sugar. However, how do you tell in other products such as yogurt or canned fruit? Sure you… Continue reading »

– A follow up to this review, reflecting on the FuelBand after 26 months of use can be viewed here. About a month ago my wonderful wife gave me a Nike FuelBand, an accelerometer you wear on your wrist. I set my goal at 3000 fuel points, the recommended amount for an active, but not… Continue reading »

BBQ’d Sea Scallops with Stir-Fried Grilled Corn and Pea Shoots (423 Calories) The Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less curriculum puts significant emphasis on cooking and eating more meals at home. We emphasize it because people that cook and eat more meals at home are more likely to achieve and maintain a healthy weight than… Continue reading »

How much sodium is in turkey may seem an easy question. If you are referring to turkey luncheon meat, the answer is simple – A LOT. So much, even in lower sodium luncheon meats, that for most of us it is off the menu. However, a turkey roasted at home is OK right? Just don’t… Continue reading »