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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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Kale: A Nutrient-Dense Choice For Your Diet

Gone are the days of kale being simply a decoration on your plate at a restaurant or a divider at the salad bar. While some varieties of kale are still planted and used ornamentally, there are countless ways to add kale to your diet, and, it would be quite beneficial to your health to consider

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Can Food Help Fight Pain?

Did you know that what you eat can influence chronic pain? When you eat, you change your body chemistry. As a result, this can either increase or decrease inflammation and pain. Whether chronic pain is associated with arthritis, fibromyalgia, or injury, the foods used to fuel your body make a difference. Read or listen to

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Kale Salad Recipe: Add Apples & Carrots for a Delicious Meal

Kale is certainly the vegetable du jour. Why? It is so chock-full of vitamins it’s considered a super food. We see it in all kinds of recipes from chips to 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 in

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6 Reasons Why We Love Bell Peppers

You can’t walk through the produce section of a grocery store without seeing multiple varieties of bell peppers. Bell Peppers: Why They Are Awesome! Here’s are six reasons why these nutritional powerhouses are a great addition to your diet: While most people think of bell peppers as vegetables, their seed-bearing nature classifies them as fruit.

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The Impossible Burger: Should We Bite?

Burger King is now serving up its brand of the Impossible Burger at all 7,200 locations across the nation. The Impossible Whopper is a flame-grilled, plant-based patty that so closely mimics meat it “bleeds.” We spoke with Bridget Shea, RD, registered dietitian, to learn about the nutritional aspects of this vegetarian innovation. What make the

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