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Changing Our Focus: How Forgetting about Weight Loss Helps Us Get Healthy

By Marsha Hudnall on 07/08/2011

In case you missed all the ways we’ve been getting the word out (Twitter, Facebook, email), we’ll tell you here.  A story on Health at Every Size that features Green Mountain hit the newstands this week.  Delightful writer Marjorie Ingall visited us a few months ago on behalf of Prevention magazine after the editors had been convinced by prominent leaders […] Read more »

It Happened Last January: The Truth About the Health Risks of Fat

By Marsha Hudnall on 04/08/2011

Playing a little catch-up here, the result of a presentation I debuted yesterday at Green Mountain. In it, I reviewed a few of the conclusions from a paper published last January (hence the title of this post) in the Nutrition Journal by Linda Bacon of HAES fame and Lucy Aphramor.  It’s titled “Weight Science: Evaluating the Evidence for a Paradigm […] Read more »

How Size Acceptance Promotes Health

By Marsha Hudnall on 08/09/2010

Social rejection may increase inflammation in the body.  Or so is the implication of a small study out of the University of California at Los Angeles that found higher levels of inflammatory markers among test subjects who had undergone simulated social rejection.  Which got me to thinking about social rejection of fat people, many of whom are already struggling with […] Read more »

Sasha & Malia on a Diet?

By Marsha Hudnall on 02/08/2010

Michele Obama recently made headlines by announcing that because her daughters were becoming overweight, she had made a few changes around their house.  Less television watching, switching to low-fat milk, water in their lunchboxes, more fruit and veggies at meals.  On the surface, seemingly admirable moves as it’s generally accepted that the eating habits and lifestyles of both children and […] Read more »

The Obama Kids

For a Smaller Waist, Eat Red Meat, Butter & Whole Milk?

By Marsha Hudnall on 08/12/2009

I recently rediscovered the blog Junkfood Science whose author Sandy Szwarc, BSN, RN, CCP describes as “critical examinations of studies and news on food, weight, health and healthcare that mainstream media misses.  Debunks popular myths, explains science and exposes fraud that affects your health.” Like us at Green Mountain at Fox Run, Sandy is an advocate of Health at Every […] Read more »

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