Every year, brave Vermonters face the cold winds of winter and participate in their winter sport of choice. More often than not, this involves a hefty set of equipment and enough snow to cover one of our best mountains here in the Green Mountain State. The winter months in Vermont are some of the best, […]

Winter in Vermont is always an exciting time for those who love to ski, snowboard, or even to just play in the snow! Unfortunately, winter is also a time where your heart health can be put at risk if you aren’t aware of the health risks associated with colder weather, which can lead to a heart […]

One older American falls every second of every day. That’s what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported in a 2016 study publication. It’s a scary statistic. That makes falls the number one cause of injury and injury-related death for older Americans. Bad falls that cause serious injury can occur out of the blue, […]

Instead of stopping at your local bakery this morning for a pastry, save some time and enjoy a healthier option. Butternut squash and kale scones are the perfectly easy breakfast option that is both healthy and delicious. Butternut Squash: Nutritional Value The butternut squash is now one of the most widely prepared winter foods, and for […]

Influenza, or the flu, is a viral infection that affects 5 percent to 20 percent of the US population every year. That’s up to 60 million people. With this many people affected each year, it’s good to know how to reduce your chances of getting the flu, such as making sure you get your annual […]

Hand sanitizer, such as Purell, is a product for cleaning your hands when you don’t have soap and water. They kill germs, like viruses and bacteria, helping to stop the spread of colds and the flu. Some brands use alcohol to kill the germs, while others use different chemicals. Hand sanitizer is very safe when […]

Looking for a classic comfort food, but craving some new flavors? Try making butternut squash mac and cheese this evening. It’s the perfect healthy substitute to satisfy your comfort food cravings. Butternut Squash: Nutritional Value The butternut squash is now one of the most widely prepared winter foods, and for good reason. It is a richly flavorful, […]