Summer Read: The PCOS Diet Plan

For various reasons, I’ve taken off time from blogging recently. As a result, I’ve fallen behind in letting you know about some of the great reads that have come across my desk in recent months. So for the next few posts I write, I’m going to focus on my recommended summer reading. Starting with The […]

Five Years of Managing Type 2 Diabetes & More

I thought it would be interesting today to look back over our last five years of blogging to see what we posted each year on this date.  Never mind that I couldn't come  up with something particularly newsworthy to talk about.  But it was interesting to see the pattern of our past years' posts. On […]

Healthy Cooking Thursday: Edible Flowers

Our friend over at InCYST (a blog about Polycystic Ovary Syndrome), Monika Woolsey, posted a link on her Facebook page last weekend to an article about edible flowers.  (Incidentally, Monika will be returning to Green Mountain at Fox Run in the fall for another great workshop on living with PCOS.)  While not a neccessity for life, I […]

Meals, Snacks & Your Metabolic Rate

In class yesterday, one of our participants was wondering if eating five or six mini meals is better for her metabolism than eating three major meals. At Green Mountain we work with three main meals, but also give people the opportunity to add snacks throughout the day as needed because everyone is different in terms […]

It Happened This Week: Debunked Myths, The Power of the Food Culture And Yoga

Woman’s Day has 7 common weight-management myths debunked, including eating after certain hours and thinking carbs (or fat) is bad. If you’ve been looking for a great gluten free grain option, why not try inCYST on the Best’s food of the week – buckwheat?  Btw, Monika of inCYST is here next week as part of […]

Healthy Recipe: Veggie Enchiladas

Today’s recipe is courtesy of our good friend and colleague Alta Engstrom, RD, whose website First Kitchen is just the place for those who want to learn their way around a healthy kitchen.  This recipe gives a look at how easy it can be to make a great-tasting good-for-you meal in minutes.  It qualifies as […]

Building Self Esteem for Healthy Weight Loss

What are you looking for — a healthy weight loss program to lose the weight that’s driven you nuts for too long? Or do you seek a type 2 diabetes program because your doctor has told you to lose weight to better manage your diabetes? Or do you have PCOS (also known as PCO) and […]

Screaming (Louder) to be Heard

There is a book that we carry here at Green Mountain called “Screaming to be Heard: Hormonal Connections Women Suspect, and Doctors Still Ignore” by Elizabeth Vliet, MD.  The title pretty much says it all, and it’s for those women that have repeatedly heard “it’s all in your head” from their doctors. One of those […]