‘healthy weight loss’

Foodie Friday Video: Find YOUR Filling Breakfast

By Lisa Christie on 06/08/2012

One of the many life-changing things I learned at Green Mountain (what I call a weight loss retreat, not a weight loss spa, because it is so much more than that) was to eat a satisfying and filling breakfast – one preferably consisting of 2-3 servings of carbohydrates and 1-2 proteins, depending on what works for you and your body. Life before […] Read more »

Weight Loss-Think Healthy Weight Week

By Darla Breckenridge on 01/16/2012

“The 19th annual Healthy Weight Week January 15-21, 2012 is a time to celebrate healthy diet-free living habits that last a lifetime and prevent eating and weight problems. Our bodies cannot be shaped at will. But we can all be accepting, healthy and happy at our natural weights. During Healthy Weight Week, people are encouraged to normalize their lives and […] Read more »

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Compassionate listening-a gift to yourself and others

By Darla Breckenridge on 12/12/2011

Compassion for those around us and for ourselves can  decrease stress during the holidays. At Green Mountain at Fox Run,  our healthy weight loss retreat in Vermont, we have been talking about how self compassion can decrease depression and negative self talk and increase communication in relationships. Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D. wrote an article on her blog entitled What Does Compassion Look […] Read more »

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Healthy Cooking Thursday – An Idea for Lousy Fruit

By Chef Lisa on 07/28/2011

Sometimes, no matter how conscientiously you pick out your produce, you end up with something that just isn’t delicious. Twice this summer, I have carefully selected melons which were unblemished, seemed heavy and hollow, and then cut them open only to find they were just icky.  The watermelon had a rubbery texture; the canteloupe was downright crunchy and odd.  The […] Read more »

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