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January 10, 2022
The Secret Weapon Against Getting Sick? Good Nutrition
As much as 70% of immunity is determined by your gut health.
November 19, 2021
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.
September 24, 2021
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.
September 6, 2021
Good for Your Gut: A Recipe for Spicy Kimchi Slaw
What does your gut bacteria have to do with your cancer treatment? "Plenty" says Kim Dittus, MD. "What we eat influences what bugs are found in our GI tract and in turn the impact of immunotherapy."
July 8, 2021
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.
May 6, 2021
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.
April 2, 2021
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.
January 26, 2021
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.
November 20, 2020
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.
October 30, 2020
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.
March 6, 2020
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.
March 2, 2020
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
February 11, 2020
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.
January 20, 2020
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.
January 9, 2020
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