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March 2, 2020
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
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
Focusing on ditching the diet mentality and implementing healthy and sustainable lifestyle changes instead will lead to a more balanced life.
January 9, 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
October 31, 2019
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
October 18, 2019
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
October 15, 2019
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
October 3, 2019
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
October 1, 2019
One of the most popular fall flavors is pumpkin, from pumpkin bread to pie to the ever-so-popular pumpkin spice latte. We have to thank Starbucks for introducing us to “fall in a cup.” But, do lovers of this drink, actually, know what really is in each sip? While pumpkin itself does boast many nutrients, it
September 12, 2019
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.
August 8, 2019
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
July 30, 2019
Lewis First, MD does some myth-busting of common nutritional myths in order to help parents separate the facts from the fiction in regard to your child’s nutritional health
May 24, 2019
For many, Memorial Day is the unofficial start of barbecue season. For Richard Jarmusz, executive chef at the UVM Medical Center, it’s the perfect time to change up your menu with local meats, seasonal vegetables, and your own homemade BBQ sauce.
April 15, 2019
As we grow older, our interests, priorities and eating habits change, so it’s no surprise that our nutritional needs do, too. The core principles of a healthy diet remain the same at 25 or 65. We need a balance of different nourishing foods to enable us to look and feel our best; however, our bodies
April 1, 2019
Although most people get all of the vitamins, minerals, and nutrition that they need from their daily diet, it is very common for individuals to take over the counter dietary or herbal supplements for a variety of reasons. How to Use Supplements Safely Dietary supplements and multivitamins are not necessarily the same thing! We define