‘Feel Full’ Chemical Priopionate Hyped In Recent Weight Loss News Articles

‘Feel Full’ Chemical Not Exactly New News Google the term propionate and you’ll find very recent news result links ranging from “Obesity Epidemic May See Slowdown With New Ingredient That Makes You Feel Full”, “This ‘Feel Full’ Chemical Could Be the Future of Weight Loss”, “Food supplement appears to prevent weight gain” and “Ingredient that […]

If Only….

Alum Lisa Ann Citarella shares such a powerful message in today’s blog. Read it and celebrate! If Only…. “If only I hadn’t said that…” “If only I were smarter…” “If only I had taken that chance…” Sound familiar? Self Acceptance, Compassion & Care If you’re like most of us, you’re painfully aware of the way […]

Before and After: Finding peace when you’re somewhere in between

Weight Loss Before-and-After Photos We’ve all seen them. They pop up everywhere and they all show some kind of weight-loss “transformation” that seems nothing short of miraculous. The “after” photos show a seemingly happy, healthy person. Put side by side with a “before” photo, it implies that the subject had been neither of those things […]

Sharon Osbourne ‘Felt Like A Cheat’ After Gastric Bypass Surgery

Dieting, Bariatric Surgery vs. Healthy Weight Loss Outspoken TV personality Sharon Osbourne recently revealed that she felt ashamed about losing weight after surgery. [quote]”I felt (like) such a cheat when I had that band on my stomach,” she said, referring to her 1999 gastric bypass procedure, which left her feeling constantly nauseated. [/quote] The former X Factor […]

Book Review: Eat Q – Unlock the Weight-Loss Power of Emotional Intelligence

Today’s post is an interview with Susan Albers, PsyD, psychologist at the Cleveland Clinic and author of a number of books on mindful eating that we’ve been happy to promote over the years. In this post, she tells us about her newest book Eat Q: Unlock the Weight-Loss Power of Emotional Intelligence. What does Eat-Q mean? […]

How Much Weight Did You Lose?

Answering This Common (But Personal) Question “How much weight did you lose?” That is the question often asked of our participants when they return home from Green Mountain. In fact, many women find themselves facing that question within days after their arrival to our program. And most likely, many of you have experienced this at […]

Body Image and Beauty Redefined

Taking Back Beauty for Females Everywhere Today’s Q&A is with Lexie Kite, PhD, and Lindsay Kite, PhD, who founded the website Beauty Redefined, dedicated to taking back beauty for females everywhere by teaching them to rethink the ideas of “beautiful” and “healthy” they’ve learned from for-profit media that thrive off female insecurity. As a non-diet […]

To Reach Your Health Goals, Know Your Destination

Women Who Come to Green Mountain Think They Want One Thing In my classes with the wonderful women that come to Green Mountain each week, it’s clear that they come for one thing. They want to FEEL better. We all want to feel better, don’t we? But what does that even mean to you exactly? […]

What Leads to Weight Loss Results?

Avoid Weight Loss Pitfalls Even though I’ve been working at Green Mountain for a while now, I am still impressed by the amount of information that Green Mountain’s program provides. Between the handouts in the binder, materials and handouts and worksheets from classes, and what gets talked about in all of the in-between’s… you get […]

Female, Fat and 40

Weight Management After 40 Is there some sort of internal switch that is flipped once we approach 40 that makes weight management more of an issue?  I recall women pointing this out to me when I was younger: “Wait until you hit 40, you won’t be able to eat the same way you do now.” […]

What I’ve Learned About Women and Weight Loss

A Q&A with Our Dietitian Robyn Priebe Robyn has been the nutrition lead at Green Mountain at Fox Run for 10 years, and is sharing what she has learned about women and weight loss in that time. Congratulations Robyn! We appreciate everything that you do for our participants – from your inspiring classes and mind-blowing nutrition […]

Life After A Different Kind of Weight Loss Retreat: Dealing with Questions

We are pleased to introduce a new series by Lauren Romano, a recent participant, on what happens after Green Mountain and making the journey to a healthy weight work at home. In this post, Lauren talks about the disconnect so many of us experience when it comes to doing things “right.” But in truth, there […]

Around the Web: Five Stories to Read this Week

Women, Weight and Wellness on the Web this Week Has anyone ever commented about how great you look if you’ve lost weight? How did it make you feel? Beauty Redefined explains why “You Look So Skinny” can do more harm than good. “We don’t have many choices in your size.” A dietitian goes clothes shopping […]

It Happened this Week: Underdogs, Aging & Diet as Religion

Women, Weight and Wellness this Week on the Web It’s American Heart Month, which also means that the annual “Go Red for Women” campaign is happening. They created this short video called “Just a little Heart Attack” with Elizabeth Banks to show how easy it is to blow off symptoms of a heart attack. Watch […]

Women, Weight and Wellness on the Web

Here’s what’s going on with women, weight and wellness this week on the web. There was a lot of controversy this week around the winner of “The Biggest Loser” and whether she has lost too much weight. Contrary to popular opinion, we can’t tell just by looking at her if she is at her healthy […]

Asian Roasted Salmon Recipe

This salmon recipe is easy and delicious. The marinade of tamari soy sauce, coconut milk and lime has the taste of teriyaki without the heavy sauce. The creative blend of spices are light enough to bring out the flavors of the salmon without overpowering it. [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:22]

Break out of Your Comfort Zone to Get the Results You Want

Are you in the (comfort) zone? If you are sick of plodding along doing the same things as always and hoping to get the results you have been aiming for, you are in good company. It’s hard to really face the fact that to have a breakthrough in your way of eating or relationship with […]

Do Away with the Weigh Day

Time to Ditch the Scale Have you even had a stretch of time when you felt like you were “on track,” as in eating well, exercising often, well rested, clothing fitting well, only to step on the scale and find that you weigh more than you think? Or perhaps the opposite has occurred when you […]

The Top 35 Healthy Weight Blogs

Changing the Conversation To celebrate Healthy Weight Week, we have searched the Internet high and low for the best of the best “healthy weight” blogs that are changing the conversation from weight to health and we’re proud to present the top 35. From registered dietitians to former dieters to those who are still finding their […]

Welcome to Healthy Weight Week 2014

Today marks the beginning of Healthy Weight Week 2014. In Green Mountain’s first year of sponsoring the event, we are thrilled to have you join us and take part in any or all activities that will help spread the word that dieting doesn’t work and only promotes weight gain and poorer health over time. Founded […]