It Happened This Week: Michelle Obama, Worst Salads, How Obesity Isn’t Just About Willpower, and Healthy Affirmations

First Lady Michelle Obama is crusading for healthy living through healthy eating and exercise.  In a speech on Tuesday she admitted feeding her family fast food (hey, she’s human!) but modified their diet and exercise habits after a wake up call from her physician.  She now plants her own vegetables for the family to eat […]

Eating Out: I Can Do It!

This past weekend I spent the weekend away from Green Mountain visiting friends in Massachusetts. Being away for the weekend in that situation inevitably meant I had to eat most my meals at restaurants. After relying on my properly portioned meals and snacks at Green Mountain for a month this experience was a bit of […]