Eat Smart Move More North Carolina

Eat Smart Move More Weigh Less is a weight management program that uses strategies proven to work. Each lesson informs, empowers and motivates participants to live mindfully as they make choices about eating and physical activity.

Eat Smart, Move More North Carolina is a statewide movement that promotes increased opportunities for healthy eating and physical activity wherever people live, learn, earn, play and pray.

Target Behaviors to reduce obesity

  • Move More
  • Enjoy more fruits and vegetables
  • Re-think your drink
  • Tame the "tube" and get moving
  • Prepare more meals at home
  • Right-size your portions

The Physical Activity and Nutrition (PAN) Branch of the NC Division of Public Health has compiled a two-page fact sheet of state surveillance data as it relates to overweight and obesity, physical activity, breastfeeding and fruit and vegetable consumption. Trend data and national comparisons are provided.