Eat Smart, Move More NC Press Releases

Eat Smart, Move More NC sends out regular press releases about events and products that promote healthful eating and physical activity statewide.

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2013
North Carolina's Obesity Prevention Plan 2013-2020
2012
New Videos Help Grocery Shoppers Buy Healthier Foods
New Web-Based Wellness Resource Offers North Carolina Small Businesses Tools to Improve Employee Health and Increase Productivity
2011
Don't Let Holiday Weight Gain Weigh You Down: Eat Smart, Move More offers free Holiday Challenge
Fresh Food Drive Highlights Importance of Local Food to Public Health
North Carolina Awarded $7.4 Million to Help Create Healthier Communities
N.C. Public Health Leaders Encourage Support for Nursing Moms Breastfeeding Week Observed in North Carolina August 1-7
Seven North Carolina Counties Join in Pilot Project to Benefit Local Farmers and Lower Income Households
Corner Stores Key to Reducing North Carolina's Food Deserts
North Carolina Taking Steps to Address Childhood Obesity

2010
N.C. Public Health Receives $3.7 million for Obesity Prevention Efforts
Community Grants Seek to Shape N.C. Policies on Healthy Living
Twenty Local Health Departments To Receive Funding For Physical Activity Projects Targeting Adolescents
N.C. Public Health receives funds for worksite wellness and tobacco cessation

2009
Don’t Let Weight Gain Weigh You Down
Report: North Carolinians need to eat more fruits and vegetables
Growing Communities through Gardens
Staying on Course – Revisit Resolutions to Eat Smart, Move More
New Physical Activity Standards Provide Guide For State’s After-School Providers

2008
Don't be afraid of the holidays - Sign up Nov. 1 for the Holiday Challenge!
14 local health departments receive $2 million in funding for obesity prevention projects
International Walk to School Day
New tool helps schools track physical activity and nutrition policies
N.C. Fruits & Veggies Star Awards Announced
Iron Chefs Battle Over Fruits & Veggies
Six Months Later: Revisiting Commitments to Eat Smart, Move More

2007
New Guide Brings Snacking Help to Consumers
Eat Smart, Move More…NC challenges North Carolinians to avoid holiday weight gain
Twenty-one local health departments to receive funding for healthy eating and physical activity projects
North Carolina has 5th Fattest Adolescents
Fruits and Veggies Star Awards Announced
North Carolina joins national launch of a new public health initiative, Fruits & Veggies-More Matters™
Eat Smart Healthy Meeting Guide Released
Eat Smart, Move More and Kasey Kahne take the obesity fight to NASCAR

2006
Health Director challenges North Carolinians to maintain their weight during the holidays
Northeastern counties lead NC in rates of overweight and obesity
Counties receive Eat Smart, Move More grants to increase opportunities for physical activity and healthier eating
State Releases Five Year Plan to Fight Obesity
N.C. 5 A Day" State Excellence Awards Announced
Six Months Later: Revisiting New Year's Resolutions to Eat Smart, Move More
Turn off the TV and turn on some family fun: Families urged to replace TV time with activity
N.C. Division of Public Health Encourages Communities to Assess Kids' Ability to Walk or Bike Safely
Gov. Easley Announces the Launch of "My Eat Smart Move More" Web Site


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