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March is National Nutrition Month

  Have you noticed that each decade that passes holds new possibilities? Well it’s the same with foods and giving your body the right nutrients for success. If you are in your 20’s, this is the time for young women to build bone. Women should be getting as much calcium as they can (about 1,000… Continue reading »

Healthy Soup Recipes

We have had a few chilly days here in Raleigh. Overall, this winter has been very mild compared to others, but still…. a cold day is a cold day. And what comforts us on a cold day? Soup! Soup is my go-to as soon as the temperatures start to dip. The possibilities are endless; hearty chili,… Continue reading »

Best Toast of 2016- The Med Way

Is there anything better than toasted bread? Toast in the morning, toast at dinner, toast most anytime for me, a true toast lover. How do you get your toast fix and still stay true to your Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less lifestyle? Here is a simple two-step process for having your toast and eating… Continue reading »

Are too Many Choices A Good Thing?

The holidays often mean more choices, choices of special foods, different food appearing in the grocery store as “seasonal” items. Are more choices a good thing? A regular grocery store has over 25,000 items. This is a huge increase from several decades ago when the average was around 15,000 items. The increase in choices has… Continue reading »

Breakfast Bashers… take this!

I have been hearing a lot about breakfast not living up the hype… resulting in breakfast bashing!  As a lover of breakfast food, really any time of the day, I felt that I needed to rush to defend my beloved breakfast.  A study out of the University of Alabama showed that weight loss is not… Continue reading »

Trader Joe’s Frozen Meals

A new study that just came out has named Trader Joe’s America’s favorite supermarket. It’s followed closely by Whole Foods and Publix, but Trader Joe’s rose above because of higher votes in cleanliness and atmosphere. In honor if this grand title (and because of how much we too love Trader Joe’s) we want let you… Continue reading »

Frozen Meal Review, Part 4

That’s right folks, we’re back for round four with MORE frozen meals to review!  Just remember to consume these in moderation and read the food labels for sodium and portion size. This time it looks like we have a new frozen meal brand with the highest rating, and for the first time an Amy’s meal… Continue reading »

Frozen Meal Review, Part 3

It’s time for another Eat Smart Move More Weigh Less team review! When you’re in a pinch for time, a frozen meal may be a quick fix, but try to choose a healthy option with lean meat, low sodium, and packed with veggies. Hopefully we can point you to the ones that are also delicious!… Continue reading »

Eat Smart Move More Weigh Less Journeys – Jake

We are SO pumped to have guest blogger and Eat Smart Move More Weigh Less participant, Jake, share his weight loss journey and how small changes have made a big impact! “I’ll admit, I was a bit skeptical when I embarked on my Eat Smart Move More Weigh Less journey, but on the heels of… Continue reading »

Frozen Meal Review, Part 2

The frozen meal review is back for round TWO! The Eat Smart Move More Weigh Less team is continuing the hunt for the most delicious frozen meal- and here are a few new ones we’ve tried!  Amy’s Light & Lean Pasta and Veggies- Pasta and Veggies made with organic broccoli and asparagus. Calories: 210 Price: $3.97 (on… Continue reading »