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Below is a testimonial from a recent Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less participant, Maggie, as she completed the program: “One day I received an email from our HR Department that said our company would like to pay for the Eat Smart Move More Weigh Less program.  I was not sure if I was able… Continue reading »

We are excited to introduce our guest blogger, Doranna Anderson. Doranna is the Comprehensive Cancer and Control Program Consultant for the Cancer Prevention and Control Branch at the NC Division of Public Health. When I read a recent post from the Prevent Cancer Foundation about how they started a Salad Bowl Day at their workplace I thought… Continue reading »

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 »

The results are in! The 2017 Holiday Challenge was the largest and most successful Holiday Challenge since it began in 2006. There were more than 28,600 people who joined the 2017 Holiday Challenge, which is an 83% increase in participation from 2016. All 50 states, all 100 NC counties, and 14 additional countries participated. Click… Continue reading »

If you are a Grey’s Anatomy fan, you recently witnessed Dr. Bailey, played by actress Chandra Wilson, have a very real brush with death. In the scene, Dr. Bailey complains of physical symptoms and visits the emergency room, unaware she was experiencing a heart attack. “When your day starts off and you have no intention of… Continue reading »

Calling all current and former Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less participants! Do you have a friend or colleague interested joining your healthy journey? For a limited time, refer a friend or colleague and receive a FREE “Cook This, Buy That” Meal Planner and Igloo lunch bag! Your friend or colleague can join any of… Continue reading »

Sheila Bannister is the Health and Wellness Director for ONI Risk Partners in Indianapolis, Indiana. Even as newcomers to the Holiday Challenge, Sheila developed creative strategies to involve her employees and clients. She shares her experience and strategies below. Way to go, Sheila and ONI Risk Partners! Employer Testimonial: Implementing the Holiday Challenge As the… Continue reading »

We are excited to share today’s testimonial from a fun and creative virtual race group: Team Mighty Oaks. Team Mighty Oaks participated in the 2017 Holiday Challenge and the 2017 Virtual Race Through Paris. They share their incredible experience below. Congratulations, Team Mighty Oaks!   Virtual Marathon through Paris encouraged fitness, friendship, and fun for state… Continue reading »