How to Feel Satisfied: The Fullness Formula

Todays post is a guest post by Janet Zimmerman, RD and Green Mountain at Fox Run Nutrition Intern   Do you feel like you don’t really know how to feel satisfied by your meals? If your answer is yes, you are in good company. After years of trying diets/restricting food and then inevitably overeating due to being over-hungry, […]

How to Stop Eating When Full – Part 2

The day after Christmas, a post on how to stop eating when full seems a bit after the fact perhaps. But the holidays aren’t over, and in truth, it’s a challenge many face throughout the year, so we’re taking this opportunity to follow up to last week’s  Part 1 on the subject. In that post, […]

How to Stop Eating When Full – Part 1

What does it mean to feel full?  Most of us would describe hunger cues very similarly, an empty feeling in the stomach, growling or pangs, maybe even inability to focus on a task.  Creating a universal description of  fullness may not be as easy.  Our idea of full can be very different, depending on our typical […]

Healthy Cooking Thursday – You Eat With Your Eyes First, Part Two

(This is a continuation of last Thursday's post on increasing the satiety qualities of a healthy meal.) If you are careful about pasta, you know that the portion of 2 ounces of cooked spaghetti can be downright depressing, it looks so small. Use hollow pasta shapes such as penne and ziti instead. The same 2 […]

Healthy Cooking Thursday – You Eat With Your Eyes First

Here at our healthy weight loss spa, we talk a lot about satiety. Satiety is more than just satisfaction, it refers to that feeling of being gratified from what you’ve experienced. And eating a nutritionally appropriate meal just might not be enough to cause that feeling. For example, consider a perfectly healthy meal of baked […]

Food Addiction: Don’t Assume the Worst First

At Green Mountain at Fox Run, it’s very common to hear women state that they are food addicts or sugar addicts.  The most common description of this is that once a person eats foods high in sugar or refined flours (often accompanied by fat) they have difficulty stopping.  They may also notice that they want […]

Healthy Cooking Thursday: Patriotic Panini

A common question asked by the busy modern women who come to Green Mountain at Fox Run is how to prepare quick, healthy, and satisfying lunches when life far too often gets in the way of quality time in the kitchen.  I have a few fast favorites in the arsenal, one of which is panini […]