‘Healthy Eating’

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 »


Silence. The Quiet Healer.

By Shiri Macri, MA, LCMHC

I just returned from a week-long teacher training class to prepare for Green Mountain’s upcoming new Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction program (MBSR). Jon Kabat-Zinn created the MBSR program in 1979 to respond more effectively to stress, pain and illness. During the week of training we were asked to be in silence in between classes. Total silence. No talking, writing, reading, […] Read more »

silence the quiet healer

5 Superfoods You Should Eat Every Day

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

It’s a cousin to the 5 Foods You Should Never Eat ad that pops up regularly on your computer screen. You know the one I’m talking about, the list of “superfoods” that, if you eat them daily, promise to deliver all kinds of good things, from weight loss to better memory to even (are you ready for it?), 6-pack abs. […] Read more »

5 Superfoods You Should Eat Every Day

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

No Foods Are Bad Foods (But Some May Be More Health-Supportive Than Others)

By Beth Turchi

Bringing Green Mountain’s Tenets Home As a past participant of the Green Mountain at Fox Run program, I view the approach as a life-altering and lifelong way to look at food, health and wellbeing. By now, you may know that I look for the “learning” in every step along the way, the successes and the failures. It begins with understanding […] Read more »

No Foods Are Bad Foods