‘Food Cravings’

Stress = Emotional Eating: The All-Too-Common Equation

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

This post is part of Healthy Weight Week. This week is meant to help change the conversation around weight during the third week in January. That’s when New Year diets, cleanses, and “new you” efforts start to fall by the wayside because they’re, well, impossible to sustain. Join us all week for a look at how you can put the […] Read more »

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My Strategy to Stop Overeating Halloween Candy

By Beth Turchi

You know what’s creepy, scary, and frightening about Halloween? Of course you do, it’s all that bite-size candy. Here’s my issue with the bite size stuff – I can easily make a good decision about ripping open a Big Block: Nope, that’s just too much chocolate for me; I’ll wolf down the whole thing and then feel like crap. It […] Read more »

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Willpower and the Power of Halloween Candy

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

It’s that time of year again where visions of ghosts and goblins delight children and adults alike. That is, unless those ghosts and goblins come in the form of Halloween candy. Then it becomes a time when weight worriers everywhere call on the good graces of the god of willpower. Willpower sits at the core of the diet mentality. “If […] Read more »

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A Simple Technique For Deciding When, What, and IF to Eat

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

One of the questions we hear a lot at Green Mountain at Fox Run is, “How do I know if I’m really hungry?” Here’s how we encourage our participants to explore that question. When you want to eat something, ask yourself: what is driving that desire? Is it: That you walk past that bag of chips on the table and […] Read more »

A Simple Technique for Deciding When, What, and If To Eat

YES I Want the Bun! (Why Carbs Aren’t Your Enemy)

By June Lupiani, RDN, CSSD

Happy (belated) Fourth of July, folks! There’s no need to feel guilty over your decision to elect to eat the bun on your burger this weekend. Here’s why. Do You Want A Bun With Your Burger? A backyard barbeque is as Americana as folk music, and the icon that represents the barbeque best is none other than the burger. On […] Read more »

Yes I Want The Bun! Why Carbs Aren't Your Enemy