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Patient Education Packets for Practitioners

  • Who is it for?

    Health care professionals.

  • How do you get it?

    This resource is distributed electronically and can be downloaded on this page.

  • How is it used?

    Materials can be shared with patients to address the seven behaviors promoted by ESMM.

These simple, downloadable patient education materials are free for health care professionals — doctors, nurses, and nurse practitioners, nutritionists and others — to offer patients in order to address the evidence-based behaviors the Eat Smart, Move More NC movement encourages: prepare more meals at home, tame the tube, choose to move more every day, right-size your portions, re-think your drink, enjoy more fruits and veggies, and breastfeed your baby.

Eat Smart and Move More — Seven Behaviors to Adopt Today

Prepare More Meals at Home

Delicious Ways to Prepare Fish Quickly and Healthfully(Click here for a Spanish version.)
Eating Smart at Home
Enjoy Lean Beef on a Budget(Click here for a Spanish version)
Five Easy Ways to Make Grocery Shopping with Kids Fun
Five Quick Ways to Fix Vegetables with the Most Flavor(Click here for a Spanish version.)
Five Smart Ways to Stock a Nutrient-Rich Pantry(Click here for a Spanish version.)
Four Tasty Ways to Slow Down and Enjoy Dinner
Make Cooking Cool for Kids(Click here for a Spanish version.)
Meal Planner
Quick Ways to Microwave Delicious Vegetables(Click here for a Spanish version.)
Shopping Planner

Tame the Tube

Enjoy Free Play with Children
Five Fun Ways to Create a Family Physical Activity Plan(Click here for a Spanish version.)
Four Fun Ways to Seize Some Summer Fun
Get Kids Moving without Spending A Lot
Moving More, Watching Less
Twelve Fun Ways to Enjoy TV-Free Family Time

Choose to Move More Everyday

Activity Planner
Fun Ways to Get Fit and Get Flexible(Click here for a Spanish version.)
Fun Ways to Get Your Heart Pumping - from A to Z(Click here for a Spanish version.)
Get into a Strength Training Groove(Click here for a Spanish version.)
Moving More, Everyday, Everywhere
Simple Ways to Build Strong Muscles at Every Age(Click here for a Spanish version.)
Smart Ways to Get in Great Shape this Year(Click here for a Spanish version.)
Start Walking with Your Sole Mates(Click here for a Spanish version.)
Walking Log

Right-Size Your Portions

Enjoy Balanced Meals and Snacks
Fast Food Survival Guide
Ten Ways to Downsize Serving Sizes
The Secret to Serving Size Is in Your Hand!
Twelve Smart Ways to Right-Size Your Portions

Re-Think Your Drink

Five Smart Ways to Go Green with Drinking Water
Four Tasty Ways to Balance Your Beverages
Making Smart Drink Choices

Enjoy More Fruits and Veggies

Enjoy the Nutrient Richness of Root Veggies(Click here for a Spanish version.)
Five Smart Reasons to Enjoy the Sweet Flavors of Fruit (Click here for a Spanish version.)
Five Smart Ways To Raise Children Who Eat Their Vegetables
Five Tasty Ways To Enjoy Fruits And Vegetables For Less
Four Tasty Ways to Enjoy More Fruit and Veggie Snacks
Four Tasty Ways to Keep Fruits and Vegetables Fresh
Pick Vegetables with the Most Nutrition(Click here for a Spanish version.)

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