It Happened This Week: Diet Show Fatigue, Raw Food Diets & Food Needs

Adia Colar told NBC, "Enough with the Diet Shows," giving a brief look at some of the big problems with shows like the Biggest Loser.  Don't get me started!  Oh, wait, we've already been there.  And there.  And there. That'sfit reviewed the pros and cons of a raw food diet. Bottom line:  It's only for […]

Changing for Me, Not for Others

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.  […]

Variety, It’s Good Stuff

If you can, think back over the past week and try to list all the different grains you ate.  I’ll wait………  What did you come up with?  Could you count them all on one hand?  Would it be the same for other food groups like fruits & vegetables?  Granted variety in our food choices is […]