‘healthy weight loss’

Nominate The Worst Weight Loss Schemes of 2013

By Lisa Christie

Another Day, Another Diet Do you just shake your head when you see an insane infomercial for yet another weight loss product? Or do you get frustrated when you hear a friend tell you she is starting a ridiculous diet that you know will make her struggles worse? Now is the time to help Green Mountain identify the worst weight […] Read more »

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The Biggest Loser: The Case of the Caffeine Pills

By Lisa Christie

If it wasn’t clear already, after this week it should be. “The Biggest Loser” is not about health. It’s not about fitness. It’s not about long-lasting, long-term strategies for weight management. It’s about losing weight at all costs. I don’t watch the show, but paid some attention to it this week because of First Lady Michelle Obama’s appearance as part […] Read more »

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Shaking Good-or-Bad Thinking (and Weight Struggles?) for Good

By Lisa Christie

We talk a lot about all-or-nothing thinking and good-or-bad thinking on our blog because it’s a big deal. After so many years of subscribing to this school of thought, whether we even know it or not, it’s hard to shake – like a lingering cold. But shake it we must, for it only draws out eating and weight struggles. For […] Read more »

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Healthy Headlines: What’s The News That’s Fit to Print?

By Cindy Bishop

I’m not sure if the trend is really all that new… news organizations feeling they have to entertain to be newsy, but is it necessary to smack us over the head with shocking (and schlocky) proclamations just to get our attention? Especially when it comes to health-related studies and findings? There must be quantifiable data which supports the idea that consumers are more than willing […] Read more »

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Fiona Apple: Is Her Weight Anyone’s Business?

By Robyn Priebe

Fiona Apple is one of my favorite female artists. Very rarely do I click on any of the headlines from my MSN home page, but seeing that she had fans commenting about her health status during one of her recent shows piqued my interest. Apparently, mid-set the fan yelled out “Fiona get healthy, we want to see you in 10 years.”  It […] Read more »

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