Yield: 4-6 servings Ingredients 2 lbs of root vegetables: beets, rutabagas, carrots, celeriac, parsnips, potatoes, turnips, sweet potatoes 2 tablespoons olive oil (or canola) 2 cloves garlic, minced (or ½ tsp. garlic powder) Salt and pepper, to taste Instructions Preheat oven to 425°F. Scrub veggies—you don’t need to peel them, just trim off any rough ends. Cut […]

Did you leave your New Year’s resolution to lose weight back in January? It’s not too late. According to Marketdata Enterprises, Americans spend a little over $60 billion dollars a year annually trying to lose that unwanted weight. However, this doesn’t mean you have to break the bank this year trying to reach your goals of […]

Stress is our body’s innate response to change that can protect and also damage our body. Our body reacts to stress by producing stress hormones, specifically cortisol and adrenalin that cause an increase in heart rate, respiratory rate, and blood pressure. Stress is not always a bad thing — it allows us to react and […]

March 24 is American Diabetes Association “Alert Day,” a one-day “wake-up call” asking the public to take the “Diabetes Risk Test” to find out whether they are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Linda Tilton, certified diabetes educator, explains who is at risk and how to lower your risk for diabetes. Currently, 30 million […]

March is National Kidney Awareness Month. Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a condition that affects about 1 in 10 adults in the US. Varun Agrawal, MD, nephrologist at The University of Vermont Medical Center took time to answer your biggest questions about kidney health. Question: How can one tell if a person’s kidneys are healthy? […]

March 15-22 is National Poison Prevention Week, a time to raise awareness about the dangers of poisonings and how to prevent them. We urge you to take additional safety precautions in observance of National Poison Prevention Week, which started on Sunday. A poison is anything that can harm someone if it is 1) used in […]

Most people who try to lose weight focus on one thing: weight loss. However, if you set goals, eat healthy foods, and are physically active, then you may be more successful at losing weight. Here’s how you can do that! 1. Be a SMART planner. Follow the “SMART” goals framework (Specific, Measured, Appropriate, Realistic, Time-bound). […]

Makes 4-6 servings Ingredients 2 beets 2 carrots 1 cup shredded cabbage Ingredients for Dressing 6 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons cider vinegar 2 teaspoons honey 1 teaspoon fresh grated ginger or ⅓ teaspoon dried ginger 1 teaspoon dijon mustard ½ teaspoon garlic Salt and pepper, to taste Instructions Clean and grate vegetables, keeping beets separate. There is no need to peel, just scrub! […]