‘Food as Medicine’

The Health Benefits of Coffee

By Robyn Priebe on 12/11/2013

Is Coffee Good For You? I sure hope so; I love it.  Previous concerns about excessive coffee consumption contributing to high blood pressure, cardiovascular problems, decreased bone density, and so on, may be less of a concern as we learn more about the health benefits of coffee. Potential Pros for Healthy Adults Who Frequently Consume Filtered Coffee Reduced risk of […] Read more »

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Nuts for Weight Loss?

By Robyn Priebe on 11/27/2013

Increased Nut Consumption, Decreased Waist Circumference According to a recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, you might benefit from eating nuts more often.  This study on nuts examined the association between frequent consumption of nuts by reviewing dietary habits of close to 119,000 men and women. The most exciting finding was that as nut consumption increased, rates of mortality for any reason […] Read more »

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It’s a Mira-KALE!

By Jacki Monaco on 09/26/2013

A series by Green Mountain alum Jacki Monaco on her journey to overcome binge eating. Follow her as she blogs about the victories and challenges of repairing her relationships with food, her body and herself. It’s a Mira-KALE! Last time I posted back in August, I divulged some less than glorious details about my stubborn digestive tract. Well, I have […] Read more »

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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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Eating Red Meat – How Much is Too Much?

By Robyn Priebe on 08/06/2013

Let’s face it, as much as we may rebel against guidelines, people still like them in a way. As a dietitian, it’s not unusual to get questions about eating red meat, eggs, sugar and how much is too much… Remember the old recommendation to never eat more than two eggs per week if you had high cholesterol? In Googling around […] Read more »

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