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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 »

Diana Nyad: Never, Ever Give Up

By Lisa Christie on 09/03/2013

I have to admit, I didn’t know much about Diana Nyad before yesterday. But as news updates kept popping up on my screen about her Cuba-to-Key West swim, I became increasingly interested and inspired. When it was reported she could be the first person to complete the swim without a shark cage, I admired her bravery. When she persevered despite […] Read more »

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40 Ways to Measure Success Beyond the Scale

By Lisa Christie on 07/09/2013

Today’s blog post is part of our top-40 series to mark Green Mountain’s 40th anniversary. So you’ve been trying to eat more healthfully and walk to work everyday. To see the difference it’s making, you get on the scale. As the scale bounces numbers around and then finally settles, you jump off the scale and shriek, “How could this be?” […] Read more »

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Sign Our Declaration of Independence to Stop Dieting

By Marsha Hudnall on 06/26/2013

To call dieting a plague might seem overly dramatic.  But not to anyone who is recovering from dieting or sees the ill effects of the practice continue to be inflicted millions of times over, year after year, on people of all ages. Indeed, they might say drama is what’s needed to call out this quality-of-life damaging practice that consumes our […] Read more »

Preventing & Treating Binge Eating Disorder: It’s BED Week!

By Marsha Hudnall on 05/30/2013

This week is BED Week.  BED stands for binge eating disorder, and it’s a struggle we’re all too familiar with at Green Mountain.  Researchers say approximately 30 to 40% of people who enter weight loss treatment programs have BED. What’s the Link Between Weight Loss & BED? A large part of the reason so many weight strugglers have BED is […] Read more »

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