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Paleo?  Keto?  Blood type diet?   It seems like every week, a different popular diet trend emerges.  As a dietitian, I receive many questions from program participants, family, and friends about how I feel about the newest diet fad.  Luckily, there are two questions that many dietitians and I ask to determine if a diet is… Continue reading »

Sparkling water has been on the rise in recent years, with more brands and more flavors popping up all the time. Sparkling water is a great alternative to soda, as it is bubbly and refreshing without any added sugar or artificial sweeteners. However, make sure to double check the label of your sparking water as… Continue reading »

For the past few years, I have been making numerous variations of muffin pan quiches. It originated from Eating Well’s Mini Mushroom and Sausage Quiche recipe (which was featured in the Holiday Challenge), but I found that I started throwing in my own vegetable combinations and more often than not opted for a vegetarian option… Continue reading »

Below is a testimonial from a recent Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less participant, John. John shares his (and his wife’s!) experience with Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less. Way to go, John!   “Eat Smart Move More Weigh Less….wow. I went to put a pair of pants on and really struggled getting them buttoned.… Continue reading »

On average, adults spend more time at work than anywhere else, which makes the presence of worksite wellness programs even more important. The adult population in the United States is getting increasingly more obese, which leads to serious chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes. Besides obesity being a common factor in developing these… Continue reading »

We are thrilled to share today’s guest blogger, Lynda. Lynda recently participated in the Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less program and she shares her experience below. Wow. Way to go, Lynda! “I just finished the 15 week Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less program with Jenni as my instructor. I have to say that… Continue reading »

I have a three-pronged problem: I want to eat healthy, I hate to cook, and I’m lazy. I was going to say “busy,” but I will own “lazy.” I am also a science fiction fan. My favorite part of the movie is not when they defeat the hostile aliens, but when the crew gathers around… Continue reading »

My extended family eats healthy, maybe not super healthy but moderately so. Whenever the whole crew gathers, 10 of us, for special occasions, deciding what to serve can be challenging. Just recently, I decided to try roasted vegetables just to see if they we would be at least tolerated. It was my Mother’s 81st birthday… Continue reading »

Recording Now Available  Nutrition Decisions Webinar – MED Instead of MEDS for Better Health Presented by Dr. Carolyn Dunn, Professor and Nutrition Specialist, NC State University Can the Mediterranean Diet help prevent chronic diseases? What IS the Mediterranean Diet? Dr. Carolyn Dunn discussed benefits of the Mediterranean Diet and how to make simple swaps to your everyday meals. She… Continue reading »

A variety of businesses from small to Fortune 500 across the United States are offering Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less and Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes to improve the health of their employees. Both Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less and Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes are turn-key, ready to implement programs. Eat Smart,… Continue reading »