Fast Food Make-Over for McDonald’s Menu

McDonald’s menu make look a little different come 2013, as the fast food giant  just announced it’s plans to revamp their 2013 menu to be more in-line with the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.  Some of the potential additions one might find are whole-grain English muffins, seasonal produce, egg-white options, and possibly grilled McNuggets.  Previous improvements included reducing […]

Eating in Restaurants: A Mindful Meal

Many woman who come to our healthy weight management program mention the challenges they have with dining in restaurants.  Let’s face it, a full menu to select from, large portions, food exposure, and socializing while dining can make meals in restaurants a bit challenging.  Bringing the practice of mindful eating with you to a restaurant can […]

Eating Out: I Can Do It!

This past weekend I spent the weekend away from Green Mountain visiting friends in Massachusetts. Being away for the weekend in that situation inevitably meant I had to eat most my meals at restaurants. After relying on my properly portioned meals and snacks at Green Mountain for a month this experience was a bit of […]