The University of Vermont Medical Center relies on grassroots support to achieve sustainability success. Registered nurse Gina Helias, who’s worked in the Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) for 26 years, discusses her role as a recycling leader in the workplace. Recycling roots “I’ve just always been involved in wanting to save the environment,” says Gina. […]
Calling all athletes! JOIN US TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27th from 3:30 – 6:30 pm for Winter Sports Night at the Orthopedics and Rehabilitation Center. Take advantage of learning from our many providers. Meet with orthopedic providers, physical therapists, and our athletic trainer who will focus on what YOU need to do to address tight or weak […]
The UVM Medical Center will launch the “Financial Fitness Savings Spree” on Wednesday, October 14, on Facebook. Click here to sign up! How healthy your finances are may be the key to your overall health. Money matters when it comes to our health. Think about it: Few things in life cause as much stress and […]
Like a fine wine, we’d all like to think we are getting better with age. The good news is that with a little bit of effort and exercise, you can prevent many of the pitfalls associated with aging – including falls! There is plenty of evidence to show that exercise helps people at any age. […]
The perfect dip for vegetables like broccoli and cauliflower!
Why add broccoli to your plate? Well, it’s a nutrition powerhouse: broccoli is low in calories and rich in essential vitamins and minerals, including fiber. One cup of cooked broccoli offers as much vitamin C as an orange, and is a good source of beta-carotene. Broccoli contains vitamins B1, B2, B3, B6, iron, magnesium, potassium, and zinc. Cauliflower is […]
Today’s tracking apps can be very helpful. In fact, tracking is one of the best tools you can use to monitor health and wellness beacause it helps you to catch when things aren’t going so well. So, try one of these weight loss and maintenance apps today to keep your weight under control! Calorie Counter Compatible: with Apple, […]
Butternut squash is one of the best sources of four carotenoids: alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin.
When going out to the grocery store, we are faced with thousands of different food choices. According to the Food Marketing Institute, your average grocery store has up to 47,000 different products! Yikes, that is a lot of food and a lot of choices. Faced with so many choices, many of us narrow down our […]
The answer is YES! A supervised strength training program is a safe and effective way for children to increase strength and performance. Many health care and fitness groups like the American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Sports Medicine, the American Orthopedics Society of Sports Medicine, and National Strength and Conditioning Association all support the […]