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Woman sleeping in bed
Published on in Sleeping Well, Sleep, Wellness Tips & Wellness Articles

Sleep is critical to our overall health, but many of us get much less than we actually need.

Domestic abuse violence victim
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Domestic abuse can take many forms – from physical violence to financial coercion. Here are nine warning signs that a romantic partner could become abusive.

Most health issues are largely preventable, but studies show many men don’t access health care regularly. In honor of Men’s Health Month, we asked an expert for simple advice for guys hoping to live a healthier lifestyle.

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.

Before you zip up your coat to hit the slopes, take a minute to review our health and safety tips.

The global pandemic has thrown many of us off of our routines, increased our stress and kick-started some unhealthy habits. The length of time it has lasted, and the reduced access to familiar ways to cope and recharge — exercise, visiting friends and family — has made a bad situation even worse.

Published on in Pregnancy, Social, Wellness Tips & Wellness Articles

New parents need support from their friends and family, but it’s important, most especially during the COVID-19 pandemic and flu season, to keep these new families healthy. It is time to get creative. Virtual baby showers are a great way to celebrate the expecting parents without needing a large number of people to gather in the same space. Read more for ideas, tip and tricks!

Young adults face numerous life changes and challenges as they prepare for adulthood (or “adulting” as they’d say). Learning how to cook and clean, do the laundry, get an oil change or run an errand at the store, adolescents pick up a significant amount of skills at this age, but one bit of education that

keto diet
Published on in Physical, Podcasts, Wellness Tips & Wellness Articles

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.

dietary supplements
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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

Published on in Recipes, Wellness Tips & Wellness Articles

Do you have a standard go-to lettuce when you make a salad? It’s time to excite your taste buds and learn about the wide variety of salad greens we have available here in Vermont.

Published on in Physical, Wellness Tips & Wellness Articles

Most of us don’t think about the health of our eyes on a daily basis. However, if you’re a contact lens wearer, there are important things to know. Learn more from Jessica J. McNally, MD, from the University of Vermont Medical Center. Although contact lenses are a convenient and effective way to see more clearly,

new years resolutions
Published on in Physical, Wellness Tips & Wellness Articles

Creating a goal and picking one date, once a year to get started is a routine that so many follow. More often than not, that goal remains the same year in and year out. Whether it is losing weight, making changes to your diet, or getting fit and healthy, the pressure of creating a New

building healthy habits
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Understanding the Cue, Routine and Reward in Habit Design  According to Charles Duhigg, author of The Power of Habit, research shows that 40-45% of our daily habits are sub-conscious behaviors and feel almost automatic.  This is because they have been consistently repeated over time to the point our body knows exactly what to do at

eat this not that healthy fats
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When it comes to cooking, it is important to know why ingredients such as fats are important to the recipe and how we can make healthy modifications without compromising taste.