Write Your Own Manifesto to Help with Overeating

Are you being true to you? I have found in over 25 years of talking to women about their struggles with their bodies and overeating, that one dynamic that comes up often is the feeling of wanting to rebel. Against diets (who wouldn’t?!), food rules, ways of being. I believe this is healthy, natural, and […]

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

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 […]

Welcome to Healthy Weight Week 2014

Today marks the beginning of Healthy Weight Week 2014. In Green Mountain’s first year of sponsoring the event, we are thrilled to have you join us and take part in any or all activities that will help spread the word that dieting doesn’t work and only promotes weight gain and poorer health over time. Founded […]

Weight Loss Fraud – What a Surprise – Not!

FTC Cracks Down on Weight Loss Fraud On the heels of our Slim Chance Awards, which called out the most egregious weight loss schemes of 2013, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) this week charged four companies with weight loss fraud. Sensa, the makers of a powder that you sprinkle to your food to “make you […]

Top 10 Diet Rules to Forget

Actually, we say to ignore all diet rules.  But Spry Living asked me to pick out 10 that rank at the top of the list.  Here’s what I came up with. Ask the average person to describe healthy eating, and it’s likely they’ll mention advice they learned from diets. Diet rules have become so ingrained […]