Health Team

N.C. Web Site Promotes Healthier Living

Posted January 16, 2007 4:39 p.m. EST

— Help is a mouse-click away for North Carolina residents seeking advice on healthier living.

The state launched a new Web site called that offers tips, strategies, resources and interactive tools to help people get on the right track to maintaining a healthy weight.

Statistics show nearly two-thirds of North Carolinians are at an unhealthy weight.

The Web site also features a body mass index calculator, an “Ask the Expert” section, and a discussion board for users to chat with others across the state.