March is National Nutrition Month

Use these online resources to increase your knowledge about eating healthy.

Want to know more about using nutrition labels? Try out this interactive guide to food labels available from the US Food and Drug Administration.

A healthy diet starts out with a nutritionally balanced plate. Learn what should be on your plate with this information from the US Department of Agriculture – Start Simple with MyPlate.

Everyone should eat 5-9 servings a day of fruits and vegetables but maybe you need a little help fitting them into your daily routine. The Centers for Disease Control and Preventions has these tips.

The Frymoyer Center at the UVM Medical Center has a collection of books on nutrition, mindful eating and healthy recipes.

Some providers offer easy access to the community health team nutrition counseling through individualized appointments at their clinic. To find out if your provider participates in this program, call your primary care clinic or call the numbers below.

  • Medical Nutrition Therapy at Fanny Allen Campus, Colchester, VT,
  • Community Health Team Nutrition Counseling at 128 Lakeside Avenue, Burlington, VT, 802-847-1601

If you are looking for health information but don’t know where to start contact us at the Frymoyer Center at 802-847-8821, email FrymoyerResourceCenter [at] (FrymoyerResourceCenter[at]UVMHealth[dot]org) or visit our website at

Alan Lampson, MLS, is a medical librarian and the lead of the Frymoyer Community Health Resource Center.

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