Mindfulness Through Meditation


There’s another new book out on mindful eating.  Actually it’s called Mindless Eating.  I haven’t read it yet, but anticipate that it’s about mindful eating, just describing it in reverse.  It appears to be the latest in a flurry books on the subject, most of which I’ve read, and most of which I think are pretty good.

We’ve been teaching mindful eating at Green Mountain for years.  As the nutritionist, I was focused on the eating part, but our behavior therapist Mimi Francis was focused on the larger issue of mindfulness.  She has been a proponent of living mindfully for years, which, of course, mindful eating is a part.

That’s why when I saw a recent article written by nutritionist colleague Gretchen Newmark, I thought it would be a great addition to the articles we feature on our website (called FitBriefings).  We titled it Mindfulness Through Meditation: Practicing Balance and Peace.  As someone who’s been thinking about starting to meditate for a while now, I think it has some good insight into how to make meditation a habit.  Let us know what you think!

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Marsha Hudnall, MS, RDN, CD

If you’re looking for an embodiment of dedication disguised as obsession, look no further. Marsha is a registered dietitian who has spent the last four decades working to help women give up dieting rules and understand how to truly take care of themselves. Her mission in life is to help women learn to enjoy eating and living well, without worries about their weight. She encourages women to embrace their love of food, which you might call being a foodie. If so, it’s appropriate because being a foodie means you pay attention when you eat. That’s a recipe made in heaven for eating well. Marsha is the President and Co-Owner of Green Mountain at Fox Run.

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