‘Managing PCOS’

Redefining Normal, Then Becoming It

By Marsha Hudnall on 05/17/2010

It’s interesting how 29 degrees is warm in February in Vermont, yet bone-chillingly cold in November or May…and bone-chillingly cold in Texas and other parts south any time of the year.  It’s all in what we get used to. The same idea can be applied to our behaviors around food. What do we think of as normal?  Careful attention to […] Read more »

Green Mountain in the dead of winter.  It's gorgeous but I'm looking forward to summer right now!

Omega-6 Hunt

By Robyn Priebe on 03/31/2010

Everyone and their brother is on the omega-3 bandwagon lately.  If you are not taking an omega-3 fatty acid supplement yourself, I bet you know someone who is.  Many people have been trying to increase their omega 3 fatty acid intake to get the health benefits this essential fat offers, however not everyone realizes that the other essential fatty acids, omega-6′s needs […] Read more »

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Spinning Food Rules

By Marsha Hudnall on 02/02/2010

I’ve been on a book-buying frenzy lately, picking up new and older books about healthy eating that I haven’t had a chance to review yet.  In coming weeks, I plan to present my non-diet two cents about what’s said in these books — particularly how they fit with the idea of intuitive eating and mindful eating and giving ourselves permission […] Read more »

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Meals, Snacks & Your Metabolic Rate

By Robyn Priebe on 12/27/2009

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 on 12/14/2009

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.
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