Live Mindfully

We are thrilled to introduce our guest blogger, Rhonda. Rhonda has recently finished her Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less class series and has shared her story below. We would not be more proud, way to go Rhonda! I’m Still Smiling! I thought “I’ve never taken an online class.  Will I know what to do?”… Continue reading »

Looking for a good bread? If by good you mean tastes great, not overly expensive, not high in calories, high in fiber, and high in protein, then LOOK NO FURTHER. Trader Joe’s line of sprouted breads are fantastic. At only 60 calories per slice, 3 grams of fiber, and a whopping 5 grams of protein,… Continue reading »

Our guest blogger, Jill, shares her experience with the Fitbit Flex. It is a great device to help you track your physical activity, calories burned, and hours of sleep. Jill shares how this gives her awareness of her daily activity, but also how it could be improved. If you have a favorite activity-tracker we would… Continue reading »

We are extremely proud to have guest blogger and Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less participant, Christine, share her weight loss journey and AMAZING transformation! “At twelve, I weighed 150 pounds. I began dieting in high school and continued off and on throughout adulthood. Food was a friend, comforter, and stress reliever.  Physical activity, outside of household… Continue reading »

My name is Sara Morris, and I have a problem…with portion control. And with excessive love of popcorn. Yes, popcorn is a whole grain, so it can be part of a healthy diet and enjoyed in moderation. Oh those two little words get me every time! Here is the issue: popcorn is SO delicious. Just… Continue reading »

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 »