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Preventing & Treating Binge Eating Disorder: It’s BED Week!

By Marsha Hudnall on 05/30/2013

This week is BED Week.  BED stands for binge eating disorder, and it’s a struggle we’re all too familiar with at Green Mountain.  Researchers say approximately 30 to 40% of people who enter weight loss treatment programs have BED. What’s the Link Between Weight Loss & BED? A large part of the reason so many weight strugglers have BED is […] Read more »

Exploring Food Addiction

By Marsha Hudnall on 03/25/2013

Does food addiction really exist? This question was a big subject of controversy at the 2013 conferences of the Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA) and the International Association of Eating  Disorder Professionals (IAEDP). Two Sides of the Same Coin Of those who have strong opinions about the subject, there are probably two sides whose opinions vary the greatest — researchers […] Read more »

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Mindfully Eating Chocolate: You Can Do It!

By Marsha Hudnall on 02/15/2013

This is a version of a post I first put up over on We Are the Real Deal, a blog that is winning all kinds of awards for its great work in helping women and girls cultivate self-esteem, positive body image, and healthy coping. We’re proud to be a part of it with monthly posts that add to the blog’s […] Read more »

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It’s Healthy Weight Week!

By Marsha Hudnall on 01/22/2013

We hear a lot about an obesity epidemic.  But here’s what I think is the real epidemic — body dissatisfaction and the unhealthy methods employed to change our bodies into something they were never meant to be. So I was thrilled to be a judge for this year’s Body Image Awards, which are given each year to recognize those who […] Read more »

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