‘Book Reviews’

A Love Letter To My Behind

By Emily on 04/14/2009

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of Dara Chadwick, author of the forthcoming book, “You’d Be So Pretty If…Teaching Our Daughters to Love Their Bodies–Even When We Don’t Love Our Own” She’s got a great blog that we encourage you to check out. Here’s Dara’s “Love Letter to My Behind”: On Monday, I wrote about turning 41 and reflecting on the […] Read more »


It Happened This Week: Diabetes Books, Frozen Goodies and Reality Shows

By Emily on 04/03/2009

We’re jazzed that sustainability maven Alice Waters has introduced a new line of frozen foods. Each entree comes with an “oven-ready terra-cotta plate rubbed with garlic and sprinkled with salt” and “laden with seasonal vegetables.” Now that sounds like a winner! Link via Civil Eats. Diabetes Mine reviews the Real-Life Guide to Diabetes, recently published by the ADA, which is […] Read more »

Women’s Healthy Lifestyles: Self-Esteem & Loving Ourselves

By Marsha Hudnall on 11/05/2008

We've written a lot about self-esteem and self-acceptance over the years we've had this blog.  The issue is that we spend our time apologizing for who we are because we are ashamed or otherwise feel bad about our body size.  But for the last 36+ years, we at Green Mountain at Fox Run have been trying to move women beyond […] Read more »

More on Healthy Weights & Reading

By Marsha Hudnall on 10/22/2008

A couple weeks ago, I posted about research that showed reading books that young girls could identify with helped improve self esteem and might be a good way to reach them with helpful fitness and health information. Emphasis on the helpful, which to us at Green Mountain means health at every size [HAES] messages. For anyone who can use a […] Read more »

For Healthy Weight Loss, Read a Book?

By Marsha Hudnall on 10/08/2008

According to a women’s health website, Duke University researchers this week released results of a study that showed young girls (age 9 to 13) who were part of a weight loss program fared better after reading a novel that featured a story line about a young large size girl who worries about going on an outdoor school trip but ends […] Read more »

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