‘food as medicine’

Nuts for Weight Loss?

By Robyn Priebe on 11/27/2013

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 on 06/15/2012

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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Healthy Eating, Deprivation & the Right Choice

By Marsha Hudnall on 03/23/2012

It’s a debate that’s gone on since the beginning of “non-diet.”  The question of whether people respond best to a structured approach to eating that helps get their bodies back into balance so they can better sense their internal cues to guide them in healthy behaviors, or whether “permission to eat everything and anything and as much as you want” […] Read more »

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Top 10 Reasons to Buy Organic

By Marsha Hudnall on 08/02/2011

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 on 07/14/2011

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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