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The Secret Weapon Against Flu? Your Own Body

Flu vaccination remains your best defense, but as much as 70% of immunity is determined by your gut health.

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Eat, Drink and Be Healthy: 8 Tips for Holiday Indulgence

There are many ways to enjoy the holiday spirit while also keeping health in mind.

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Snacking Can Be Good For You

According to clinical dietitian Bridget Shea, MS, RD, CD, snacking can be an important part of our daily nutrition – especially for kids’ growing minds and bodies that need frequent refueling.

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Simple Steps to Prevent Dementia

Neurologist Steele Taylor, MD, tells his patients to stop worrying about the possibility of developing dementia and instead take action on factors they can control, such as sleep and diet.

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6 Snack Foods and 3 Easy Recipes to Reduce Your Stress

UVM Medical Center nutrition experts Stephanie Gall, DCN, RD, CD and Leah Pryor give stress-fighting snacks and recipes to fuel you with helpful antioxidants, protein and anti-inflammatories.

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3 Easy Diet Changes to Improve Your Health

We all know that what we eat and drink affects our health, but sometimes the volume of advice can be paralyzing. Relax: Our experts share three small changes that have a big impact.

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How a Flower Sale Turned into a 2,600 Pound Food Drive at UVM Medical Center

Long before COVID, employees and dedicated garden volunteers at the University of Vermont Medical Center’s Fanny Allen campus have been raising money for the Colchester Food Shelf by selling flower bouquets and arrangements from the cutting garden.

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Lifespan vs. Healthspan: Eating for Longevity

Did you know that genetics play only a small role in determining our longevity? That means you have the power to flip the script on how you age. Learn how you can make changes to maximize your health well into the future.

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New to Canning? How to Avoid Botulism

Canning is a wonderful way to preserve your garden labors for cozy winter meals, but it’s critical to take steps to prevent a dangerous byproduct of improperly canned foods: botulism.

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Keto Diet: Is it Healthy or Dangerous?

The latest trendy diet is a Ketogenic diet, also known as the Keto diet. Bridget Shea, RD helps answer whether this diet is a dangerous form of food deprivation or a healthy way of eating.

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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

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Mediterranean Diet: A Heart-Healthy Eating Plan

The Mediterranean diet. named the Best Diet Overall for 2019 by U.S. News, has been around since the 1960s and is best known for its health benefits: longevity, weight loss, and disease prevention. Here’s everything you need know.

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What is Intuitive Eating?

Focusing on ditching the diet mentality and implementing healthy and sustainable lifestyle changes instead will lead to a more balanced life.

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How to Cut Your Sugar Intake in 2020

Plain and simple: Most Americans are consuming too much added sugar. The American Heart Association makes a strong recommendation for individuals to drastically decrease their consumption of added sugar in an effort to slow the obesity and heart disease epidemics. AHA recommends that women limit sugar intake to no more than 100 calories (25 grams

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Kale Quesadillas: An Easy Recipe for Health!

Kale is certainly the vegetable du jour. Why? Kale is so chock-full of vitamins it’s considered a super food. We see it in all kinds of recipes from kale chips to kale salads. Here’s a simple recipe that is sure to be a crowd pleaser for your family! Kale’s Nutrition Profile Kale is low in calorie, high

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