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 »
In class yesterday, one of our participants was wondering if eating five or six mini meals is better for her metabolism than eating three major meals. At Green Mountain we work with three main meals, but also give people the opportunity to add snacks throughout the day as needed because everyone is different in terms of their nutrition needs. However […] Read more »
I’ve been reading quite a bit recently since my foray into the food as medicine world, and one of themes that keeps hitting home to me is how we are all biochemically unique. Yet when many of us set out to clean up our eating, we often try to follow guidelines that may not work for us. Take low carbohydrate […] Read more »
The day before Thanksgiving, I received an email that gleefully encouraged me to stuff myself the next day, as that was the American way. It gave me pause, wondering how we came to this point. Surely the Pilgrims didn’t approach their day of giving thanks with the idea that they’d walk away from the table so full they were miserable.
You’d think after a month of not writing posts, I’d be bursting at the seams with things to say. But I’m not. Maybe it’s just a matter of getting going again. But it also may be that my mind is forward focused, and I’m just not too sure what to say about things at the moment. It has been a […] Read more »