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Top 5 Stories of the Week: Selfies, Superfoods and Nutrition Labels

By Lisa Christie on 02/28/2014

Whether you’re enamored or annoyed by the whole “selfie” craze, these 3 women offer great tips on how they became okay with themselves (and their selfies)! First Lady Michelle Obama has unveiled plans for the most sweeping overhaul of nutrition labels on US food packages in more than two decades. The newly proposed labels would include putting calorie counts in […] Read more »

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Around the Web: Five Stories to Read this Week

By Lisa Christie on 02/21/2014

Women, Weight and Wellness on the Web this Week Has anyone ever commented about how great you look if you’ve lost weight? How did it make you feel? Beauty Redefined explains why “You Look So Skinny” can do more harm than good. “We don’t have many choices in your size.” A dietitian goes clothes shopping and it doesn’t go well. […] Read more »

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It Happened this Week: Underdogs, Aging & Diet as Religion

By Lisa Christie on 02/14/2014

Women, Weight and Wellness this Week on the Web It’s American Heart Month, which also means that the annual “Go Red for Women” campaign is happening. They created this short video called “Just a little Heart Attack” with Elizabeth Banks to show how easy it is to blow off symptoms of a heart attack. Watch it here. In honor of […] Read more »

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One Thing that Isn’t Helping You Overcome Overeating

By Lisa Claudia Briggs on 02/10/2014

The tendency to over-explain your overeating One of the things I love about teaching the behavioral wellness classes at Green Mountain are the way certain themes show up during particular weeks with certain groups. This week, one of the topics we focused on was the tendency to want to over-explain the whys of overeating, relationship struggles, the ins and outs […] Read more »

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How to Keep Your Exercise Going

By Lisa Christie on 01/29/2014

A Q&A with Green Mountain’s Program Director Erin Risius, MA, joined Green Mountain at Fox Run at the end of 2013 as program director. She brings a dual background in fitness and counseling and discusses how Green Mountain’s fitness program helps women make liveable, doable lifestyle changes.  How does Green Mountain help women make fitness a permanent part of their […] Read more »

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