‘food as medicine’

It Happened This Week: Ultraprocessed Foods, Happy Meals & Salty Soup

By Marsha Hudnall on 11/05/2010

Are processed foods contributing to American's problems with weight?  Or is it ultraprocessing that's the problem? Marion Nestle reviews the difference as explained in Journal of the World Public Health Association. San Francisco officials decided this week to limit calories, require fruits and vegetables, and prohibit sugary beverages in any restaurant meal<!–more–> that contains a free toy, a la MacDonald's […] Read more »

Is Clean Eating Just Another Fad?

By Marsha Hudnall on 09/27/2010

I'm feeling my weekend of less-than-stellar meals this morning.  Actually, I started feeling them Saturday morning when I woke up with puffy eyes and generally feeling off.  I was out of town, and while we thought we were choosing good restaurants to dine in, we were wrong.   Friday night's dinner was particularly bad, both in taste and quality.  Saturday's lunch […] Read more »

Changing for Me, Not for Others

By Robyn Priebe on 08/04/2010

A component of our new Food As Medicine Program at Green Mountain is food sensitivity testing.  We use LEAP (Lifestyle Eating and Performance) MRT (Mediator Release Testing) to assess for food and food-chemical sensitivities.  People experience a wide range of symptoms from food sensitivities, the most common of which are headaches, migraines, IBS, diarrhea, and fibromyalgia.  It's so interesting seeing the […] Read more »

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