Emotional Eating

Overcoming Binge Eating: Chocolate as Love

Chocolate represents love, whether it be from our significant other, child, parent or just good friend. But for women who struggle with eating and weight, chocolate often represents something else: Binge time. What’s behind this reaction, and what can we do to change it? Here’s what we’ve learned at Green Mountain working with the women who have come to our […] Read more »


Stopping Binge Eating: Well Balanced Meals

A recent discussion on our alumnae discussion board got me thinking about this topic. A few of our past participants have been talking about how they are obsessed with food, and that they can’t stop thinking about it. While food obsessions aren’t always about eating enough, sometimes they are. Whether we’re consciously trying to eat less or not, when we […] Read more »


What Your Food Cravings May Be Telling You

Pastries to the left of us, drive-thrus to the right, candy dish straight ahead… we live in a time where food seems to be everywhere we turn. For many people, just seeing and/or smelling food triggers cravings that seem uncontrollable. If we change how we think about cravings, however, we can find it’s not at all about control. It’s about […] Read more »

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When You Just Can’t Diet Anymore

As each new diet takes the nation by storm, we at Green Mountain sit and wait. We soon see an increasing number of women visit us who are struggling against weight gain and feelings of helplessness caused by their latest weight loss diet. High-Protein, Low-Carb Diets Persist More than just another fad, high-protein, low-carbohydrate diets currently approach phenomenon status. They […] Read more »

Alan Wayler

Asking for Support: A Letter to Your Loved Ones

We wrote the following letter over 30 years ago, and in the time since then, thousands of women have given it to their loved ones to educate them about how they can truly help them achieve their health and healthy weight goals.  We hope it helps you do the same. What Is Support? Support is . . . acknowledging my […] Read more »

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