‘Managing Diabetes’

Redefining Normal, Then Becoming It

By Marsha Hudnall on 05/17/2010

It’s interesting how 29 degrees is warm in February in Vermont, yet bone-chillingly cold in November or May…and bone-chillingly cold in Texas and other parts south any time of the year.  It’s all in what we get used to. The same idea can be applied to our behaviors around food. What do we think of as normal?  Careful attention to […] Read more »

Green Mountain in the dead of winter.  It's gorgeous but I'm looking forward to summer right now!

Spinning Food Rules

By Marsha Hudnall on 02/02/2010

I’ve been on a book-buying frenzy lately, picking up new and older books about healthy eating that I haven’t had a chance to review yet.  In coming weeks, I plan to present my non-diet two cents about what’s said in these books — particularly how they fit with the idea of intuitive eating and mindful eating and giving ourselves permission […] Read more »

Food Rules

Does Perceived Deprivation Cause You to Overeat?

By Marsha Hudnall on 01/13/2010

Robyn Priebe, RD, Green Mountain’s director of nutrition, is back with some thoughts on deprivation.  It’s a subject we talk a lot about at Green Mountain and on A Weight Lifted.  Sometimes it takes a while to really understand the significant impact it can have on our eating. How will giving myself permission to eat what I want help me […] Read more »


Diabetes Linked With Smoking…And Quitting

By Cindy Bishop on 01/05/2010

What? Ugh. In a nutshell, there was a recent study conducted which indicated that folks who quit smoking gain weight. And people who gain weight are more susceptible to type 2 diabetes. But these type of headlines just irk me to no end. “Weight Gain from Quitting Smoking Linked to Diabetes”  “Former smokers have a greater risk of developing diabetes […] Read more »

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