Recent Posts from MountainWise:

Tips for Eating Healthy During Thanksgiving

When it comes to meals, none may be more famous than the Thanksgiving dinner. Americans around the country typically love their turkey, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie...and they eat a lot of it. Numbers vary, but it’s reported the average person eats anywhere from...

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5 Tips for a Successful Diabetes Prevention Program

There’s a real difference between theory and practice, isn’t there? You can watch Chopped all you want, but when you actually get in the kitchen yourself, it’s a whole other story. This past Monday, we brought the public health equivalent of Ted Allen over to the...

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What Doctors Can Learn from a Church about Fighting Diabetes

Red tablecloths are a signal everyone at Holly Springs Baptist Church in Macon County understand. When a red tablecloth appears at a church meal, that’s where a congregation member can find healthy foods prepared in healthy ways. Red tablecloths are only a small part...

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It’s November! Time to Talk Turkey About Diabetes

November is the month we celebrate Thanksgiving. On the last Thursday of the month, we gather together with family and friends to share our gratitude for everything life has to offer. We share a meal with turkey and all the fixings, and pumpkin pie and apple cake for...

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Stecoah Valley Center Revitalizes Graham County

At MountainWise we know that a healthy community is about more than physical health. It's also about emotional, social, environmental, spiritual, intellectual and economic health. This video demonstrates how one community repurposed an old building in order...

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MountainMarkets Initiative Receives CFWNC $30K Grant

We are excited to announce that MountainWise's MountainMarkets Healthy Corner Market initiative, through the Macon County Public Health Department, received a $30,000 Food and Farming grant.   The grant money, provided in partnership with The Normac Endowment Fund,...

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Graham County Creates New Opportunities to Get Out and Play

Graham County has been making great strides this year in providing opportunities for safe and fun activities for residents.  Accomplishments include: Greenway piece completed as part of pedestrian connectivity plan at Robbinsville High School.  The Robbinsville Fit...

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