What to Do Instead of Dieting: Inspirational Video

Today a gift from Rick Kausman, MD, member of the Association for Size Diversity & Health, on whose listserv he generously shared this beautiful work.  It’s an inspirational recipe to reach your natural, healthy weight. This from the write-up below the video on YouTube: Dr. Rick Kausman is a medical doctor who is recognised as […]

Stop Dieting & Start to Lose Weight: Guest Post

Today’s post is courtesy of Sheryl Kraft, a freelance writer who recently visited Green Mountain to learn more about how we help women who struggle with eating, weight, body image and self esteem.  She originally posted it on healthywomen.org, a website whose name and tagline — “informed. empowered” — is right up our alley! I’m […]

Are Fat Camps for Kids a Good Idea?

Summer is drawing to a close so the topic of today's post might seem a little late.  But as ABC continues its new show Huge about life at a teenage fat camp, I thought it would be a worthwhile discussion.  Oh, and I also wrote a long post about it yesterday on the blog for […]

Yo-Yo Dieting May Lead to Chronic Inflammation, Disease, Unhealthy Weight

Most American Women Have Yo-Yo Dieted Who among the frequent readers of this blog hasn’t lost and gained weight numerous times?  If you’re like many American women, this describes you.  It certainly does me in my younger days when I was determined to lose weight.  Which I did over and over again in between bouts […]