‘Emotional Eating’

Awakening: How ‘Waking-Up’ Helps Us Manage Emotional Eating

By Shiri Macri, MA, LCMHC

As we enter the month of April, we are truly stepping into spring. Here in Vermont it will still be some time before we actually see green grass, but as the snow melts and the ground begins to thaw, the earth begins to reawaken. As it starts to wake up from its winter sleep, the change that occurs is phenomenal. […] Read more »

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Food Addiction Through Another Lens: 5 Steps to Addressing Food Addiction

By June Lupiani, RDN, CSSD

Google the words “Food Addiction” and in less than half a second you get over 33 million results. It’s pretty clear that lots of people are talking and others are listening. This topic interests me in a big way because I lead a discussion around food addiction here at Green Mountain.  But there is a compelling difference between the message we send […] Read more »

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The Binge Eating Diaries: Before There Were Calories

By Jacki Monaco

As a child, calories didn’t exist. Food was exactly what it was supposed to be – delicious and nutritious. As a child, eating was fun. It was an activity. Treats were treats. My mom tricked me into thinking that apples and watermelon were candy. And my taste buds believed the lie… with pleasure. As a child, as long as my […] Read more »

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Resistant, Unmotivated, Or…: Getting Past Labels to the Root of the Problem

By Kari Anderson, DBH, LCMHC, CEDS

It’s a label many of us may have suffered before. We’ve been called “unwilling” or “non-compliant” when it comes to following orders about what we “should” eat –whether it be from a doctor or a diet book. It’s not a label that rests lightly on anyone’s shoulders. Because in all likelihood, it ignores what’s really going on. Binge Eating Disorder […] Read more »

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Beyond the Diet Mentality: Chocolate, Pleasure and Eating What You Want

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

It’s that time of year again when thoughts turn to red hearts, cards sent, given to or received from loved ones, and, of course, chocolate. How did chocolate become the symbol of love on Valentine’s Day? According to at least one story I found on the Internet, the Aztecs viewed chocolate as an aphrodisiac. Long after chocolate made its way […] Read more »

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