'Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less' class begins Sept. 9

"Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less" is a 15-week management program that works. The next sessions begin Monday, Sept. 9, at 12:30 p.m. in Room B101 Physicians Office Building. State Health Plan members enroll for only $30; attend 10 of the 15 sessions and get $ 25 back!

"Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less" focuses on lifestyle habits that help you achieve a healthy weight. Losing weight is only a small part of your journey—feeling better, having more energy, and becoming more mindful are all positive changes you can expect. The class is built on strategies proven to work, including mindful eating and physical activity.

Weekly lessons that motivate and inspire
The goal of Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less is to inform, empower, and motivate you to live mindfully as you make choices about eating and physical activity. An experienced instructor trained in weight management leads each weekly one-hour lesson.

Each lesson includes:

  • Information about why the behavior is important for weight loss/maintenance
  • Practical strategies for adopting the behavior
  • 3-5 minute physical activity break
  • Ways concepts can be adopted by the whole family
  • Opportunity for sharing and celebrating
  • Suggestions for living mindfully
  • Guided discussion of strategy for the week

Each participant receives:

  • Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less Magazine—a full-color magazine with recipes and more.
  • Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less Journal—a small booklet that helps participants keep track of their weight, food eaten and physical activity.
  • Invitation to participate in the Eat Smart, Move More—Maintain, Don’t Gain Holiday Challenge—a campaign that encourages participants to maintain their weight during the busy holiday season. The Holiday Challenge helps participants learn how to enjoy the holidays without adding extra pounds


To register for the class, contact Jennifer Davis at Jennifer_Davis@med.unc.edu and for questions about the class content, go to https://esmmweighless.com/ or please contact Meredith Fine, the instructor, at mefine12@verizon.net.