Everyone and their brother is on the omega-3 bandwagon lately. If you are not taking an omega-3 fatty acid supplement yourself, I bet you know someone who is. Many people have been trying to increase their omega 3 fatty acid intake to get the health benefits this essential fat offers, however not everyone realizes that the other essential fatty acids, omega-6′s needs […] Read more »
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 »
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.