‘food as medicine’

Weighing In on Weighing In: Tales of Recovery from the Scale

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

I’m in recovery from scale abuse. You know what I’m talking about — constantly weighing myself, trying to figure out my eating and my life based on how much I weigh. Read This Related Article: Why the Scale Sucks: A Cautionary TaleI’ve been in recovery for decades. I like to even think that I’m recovered. (There’s a big debate in […] Read more »

Nuts for Weight Loss?

By Robyn Priebe

Increased Nut Consumption, Decreased Waist Circumference According to a recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, you might benefit from eating nuts more often.  This study on nuts examined the association between frequent consumption of nuts by reviewing dietary habits of close to 119,000 men and women. The most exciting finding was that as nut consumption increased, rates of mortality for any reason […] Read more »

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It Happened This Week: Detoxifying Foods, Toxic Gyms & Getting Out There

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

If you haven’t heard of glutathione yet, you probably will.  The most powerful antioxidant in the body, it’s a “triple threat to toxins,” which makes it key to health and healthy aging.  The bad news is that it’s depleted by everything from stress to poor food choices to medications.  Read more about it and what foods to eat to help […] Read more »

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Top 10 Reasons to Buy Organic

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

I recently ran across an article titled “Why Should You Buy Organic Produce” that listed the top 10 reasons to do this.  It brought to mind that  we began featuring organic produce as well as locally-raised meats on our menus at Green Mountain a couple years ago.  We did this because of increasing evidence that doing so made for a […] Read more »

Healthy Cooking Thursday – Quick Maple Dijon Slaw

By Chef Lisa

Cruciferous vegetables are reaaaaaalllly good for you.  Most experts reccommend eating at least one serving of cruciferous veg per day, which is the minimum we serve at our healthy weight loss spa.  They are lauded for cancer-fighting properties as well as awesome vitamins and minerals like C, A, and even calcium. So what is a cruciferous veggie, you ask? Anything […] Read more »

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