‘Healthy Living’

Weight Stigma Affects Us All, No Matter What Our Size

By Marsha Hudnall on 09/23/2013

It’s Weight Stigma Awareness Week.  Do you know what you’re thinking about your body?  Chances are, it’s not good — statistics show up to 80% of women are dissatisfied with what they look like.  And in this society, that dissatisfaction is for the most part focused on how much we weigh. It’s no mystery why the focus is on weight.  […] Read more »

Gut Flora: Prebiotics and Probiotics

By Robyn Priebe on 09/11/2013

Guest Post by Janet Zimmerman, RD – Green Mountain at Fox Run Nutrition Intern Probiotics and prebiotics have recently become hot topics (for good reason I might add!).  Our guts and digestive systems have a lot of bacteria, gut flora, in them that can be harmful or helpful to our health depending on the types.  Unfortunately, there are many things that can […] Read more »

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40 Ways to Add More Movement to Your Life

By Guest Blogger on 08/30/2013

Today’s blog post was written by Monica Preisig, Green Mountain fitness intern, and is part of our top-40 series to mark Green Mountain’s 40th anniversary. Opportunistic Exercise Whether you are feeling stuck and unmotivated with your fitness routine, or are struggling with being active at all, one of the things we recommend at Green Mountain is to add movement to […] Read more »

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Video Interview: Rest without Guilt

By Lisa Christie on 08/29/2013

Today, Mara Glatzel and Christie Inge of the podcast series, “Your Self Love Adjustment,” interview each other exclusively for our blog about what rest looks like and how we, as women, can include it in our self-care and self-love regimens without guilt. A Day of Rest This past Sunday, I had every intention of either swimming across Echo Lake or […] Read more »

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