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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
October 31, 2019
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
October 18, 2019
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
October 15, 2019
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