Globally, more than 300 million people of all ages suffer from depression. It’s the leading cause of disability and a major contributor to the overall global burden of disease. Yet treatment for depression can be limited by effectiveness, cost, availability and side effects. Now, a new clinical trial done at the University of Vermont shows […]

Carrots are one of the most popular vegetables, a popular snack food and vegetable side dish alike. For a twist, add them to your breakfast with this recipe for coconut carrot muffins! Carrots: The Health Benefits of This Veggie A serving (one medium carrot or ½ cup chopped) provides: 210% of the average daily recommended […]

With the early “heat” waves we’ve experienced this winter it is sure to be a great year for Vermont’s favorite and sweetest harvest – maple syrup! Maple Syrup: Enjoy it…In Moderation Like all added sugars, maple syrup should be enjoyed in moderation. Unlike most added sugars, maple syrup contains nutrients and flavors that refined sweeteners like […]

Are you feeling stressed, curious, amused….or all three? Read on to learn strategies to relieve stress, satisfy your curiosity and experience the healing power of humor. Tip 1 – Humor: A Light Touch for the Mind The well-documented effects of stress, including elevated blood pressure, heart rate, and blood sugar, are no laughing matter. Applying […]