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fruits and vegetables

I came across an article in New York Times about ‘Mindful Eating’… Although I am already aware of this concept and its importance in weight management, I really like how it describes a mindful eating experience – ‘to meditate with food, expanding consciousness by paying close attention to the sensation and purpose of each morsel’. This article… Continue reading »

Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less is thrilled to announce we are now accessible on mobile devices! The Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less program is transitioning to a new webinar platform called GoToTraining (a sister program to GoToMeeting). GoToTraining is MUCH easier to access than our previous platform, has excellent video and audio quality,… Continue reading »

Eating a home-made lunch is an important strategy to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. For me personally, the morning routine on weekdays gets pretty busy trying to get kids out the door for school as well as myself. However, my favorite lunch wrap usually saves my day because it’s so easy to put together.… Continue reading »

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2012 research showed that over 29 million Americans were said to have diabetes. That number is minuscule when compared to the 86 million adults who have prediabetes. Prediabetes is when a person’s blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be considered… Continue reading »

  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 »

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 »

We are excited to introduce our guest blogger for the day, Melissa. Melissa recently completed the Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less class and she shares her experience with the program. Congratulations Melissa! Melissa’s Journey I have LOVED the Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less class that I recently took.  I wanted to share a… Continue reading »

A new YOU is within reach! A fresh start at eating smart and moving more. A chance to make your health a priority. We are here to help. Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less is a 15-week online weight management program. Classes are taught in real-time with a live instructor. Morning, lunch, and evening times … Continue reading »

A good recipe is all about culture, passion, and years of tradition all in one dish. Noticing these aspects of a dish allow us to be more mindful, to slow down, and to appreciate every bite. Instead of rushing through a meal or eating while being distracted, take a moment to think about each ingredient, the… Continue reading »

Eat Smart and move more in 2016 with Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less Online, a 15- week weight management program that works because it is not a diet – it’s a lifestyle! All weekly classes are conducted online by a live instructor, fostering interaction between the instructor and all participants. Participants can conveniently attend classes… Continue reading »