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Some people call diabetes, sugar – as in, “I have a touch of sugar” or “I lost my leg to the sugar.” I think the reference to sugar is easier to process than the more formal term—diabetes. Either way, diabetes, or “the sugar,” is heavily entwined in weight management. Although I have always struggled with… Continue reading »

One week until the start of the 10th annual Holiday Challenge! Looking for a little extra support over the holidays? Join us as we eat smart and move more throughout the hectic holiday season. The Holiday Challenge is a free seven-week program available for anyone over 18. The Holiday Challenge runs from November 16th through December… Continue reading »

The Move More lesson from this week left me with three distinct thoughts, which then combined to become my revised strategy for the week…and, I hope for the rest of my life.  And, it just so happens that they all end in “ate,” which seems appropriate for this program 🙂 They are: Concentrate Companionate Celebrate And,… Continue reading »

I’ve thoroughly enjoyed the class because I’ve seen results. The class has simplified strategies on eating smart and exercising daily. I eat more fruits for snacks instead of packaged foods, drink more water and try to walk at least 30 min daily. I also eat low calorie foods and read food labels. I’ve lost 19… Continue reading »

“I wanted to let you know that I really enjoy the class and it has gotten my weight loss jump started after a few months of a plateau. I was 260 at my heaviest. At 5’10 that put me with a BMI 37. Sometimes I feel as if my mind hasn’t caught up with the… Continue reading »

Today we are so proud to introduce our guest blogger, Shirley, who shares her journey with Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less. Congratulations, Shirley! “About six years ago I was a very different person. My health was a mess. I decided at that point that I desperately needed to be in better health. With the… Continue reading »

We are so pleased to introduce our guest blogger, Vicky, as she shares her incredible weight loss journey.  A year ago Vicky was relying on motorized scooters and now she has just finished her first ever 5k race!  In her In her testimony she quotes “There are no magic tricks and no short cuts. It is hard… Continue reading »

This past week Eat Smart Move More Weigh Less had an amazing opportunity to work with Tisha Powell at ABC11– what an honor! Tisha Powell is a nightly anchor for ABC11 Eyewitness News at 5 o’clock, 10 o’clock (on CW22), and 11 o’clock, as well as the chief investigator for the Eyewitness News Health and… Continue reading »

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 »

By Julie Knaack, MPH, RD, LDN – Health Promotion Manager at NC Prevention Partners Have you ever noticed that you have to pay 20 cents extra to get a whole grain bun at Chick Fil-A®? Or found it difficult to locate the stairwell when visiting your dentist on the 3rd floor?  One of the many reasons our… Continue reading »