‘Managing Diabetes’

Diabetes Linked With Smoking…And Quitting

By Cindy Bishop

What? Ugh. In a nutshell, there was a recent study conducted which indicated that folks who quit smoking gain weight. And people who gain weight are more susceptible to type 2 diabetes. But these type of headlines just irk me to no end. “Weight Gain from Quitting Smoking Linked to Diabetes”  “Former smokers have a greater risk of developing diabetes […] Read more »


Meals, Snacks & Your Metabolic Rate

By Robyn Priebe

In class yesterday, one of our participants was wondering if eating five or six mini meals is better for her metabolism than eating three major meals. At Green Mountain we work with three main meals, but also give people the opportunity to add snacks throughout the day as needed because everyone is different in terms of their nutrition needs. However […] Read more »

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Respecting Your Uniqueness: Are Low-Carbohydrate Diets Right for You?

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

I’ve been reading quite a bit recently since my foray into the food as medicine world, and one of themes that keeps hitting home to me is how we are all biochemically unique.  Yet when many of us set out to clean up our eating, we often try to follow guidelines that may not work for us. Take low carbohydrate […] Read more »

This Three-Bean Vegetarian Chili from Pinch My Salt is a great source of good-for-us carbohydrates.

Intuitive Eating Tip: Think of Your Stomach as a Blender

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

The day before Thanksgiving, I received an email that gleefully encouraged me to stuff myself the next day, as that was the American way.  It gave me pause, wondering how we came to this point.  Surely the Pilgrims didn’t approach their day of giving thanks with the idea that they’d walk away from the table so full they were miserable.

How many slices of pizza do you need to feel satisfied without feeling stuffed?