‘normal eating’

The Binge Eating Diaries: What is Normal Eating?

By Jacki Monaco

My Journey to Healthy Eating I’m allergic to peanuts. I can’t stand the texture of mushrooms. I have equal parts salty and sweet teeth. I think raisins and onions are the perfect combination in a salad. I could eat raw cashews for days. I give kale, apples, and cake 5 stars each. For most of my life, my rapport with […] Read more »

My Journey to Healthy Eating

It Happened this Week: Felled by a Cold

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

The week started out great.  Rebecca Scritchfield, dynamic RD from the DC area, joined us at Green Mountain to observe our mindful eating/mindful living or intuitive eating/intuitive living program.  She's been a delight to have around, if for nothing else to feel her energy and hear her great ideas.  Her blog this week features several posts of her experience here. […] Read more »

Diet Exposure

By Robyn Priebe

Last year my niece, who was 5 at the time, reported to her mother at dinner one night that she was “on a diet.”  My sister was shocked since the word “diet” has never come out of her mouth or her husband’s.  My sister does model healthy eating for her daughter.  So where did this little girl learn about dieting?  We […] Read more »

Developing a healthy relationship with food starts at a young age.

Raising Healthy Eaters: A Mother’s Day Tale of Sugar &, Finally, Spice

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

Sunday is Mother’s Day — a perfect time to talk about feeding our kids.  ‘Cuz even on ‘our’ day, we’re thinking about our favorite people in the world. When my kids were young, I was faced with an ironic challenge for a dietitian.  My son’s definite predilection for sugar and adamant rejection of vegetables, whole grain bread and milk took […] Read more »


Maybe Self-Control Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up to Be

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

Every week when we introduce the concept that overeating is part of ‘normal’ eating, and that occasional overeating can be healthy, we hear  sighs of relief from women who have been struggling for years to control that urge. Normal eating can be thought of as a style of eating that’s hardwired into most of us because there are survival mechanisms […] Read more »