Snacks get a bad rap. They’re often prepackaged and loaded with salt and sugar. But where they lose points for nutrition, they win for convenience. So how does one make snacking both easy and healthy? According to Bridget Shea, MS, RD, CD, a clinical dietitian at the University of Vermont Medical Center, snacking can be […]

Many of those with family members suffering with dementia live in quiet fear of one day developing the disease themselves. But Steele Taylor, MD, neurologist and co-director of the University of Vermont Medical Center’s Memory Program, tells his patients to stop worrying and instead take action; he urges them to focus less on immutable risk […]

Long before the COVID-19 pandemic, Americans stocked their shelves with snack foods, but the shift to stay-at-home work, bulk-buying and increased social stressors have accelerated snack purchasing. While many snacks have a deservedly bad reputation when it comes to nutrition, snacks rich in good fats containing omega-3, fiber and probiotics can actually counteract the very […]