Start your day right with a strawberry yogurt parfait — or try one for lunch if you need a quick meal. The combination of fresh berries and protein-rich Greek yogurt make for a healthy and energizing meal. Health Benefits of Yogurt Yogurt is packed with calcium and protein to keep you full and satisfied. Other […]

Jet lag can get the best of even the most expert sleeper. So, in this season of summer travel, here is how you can stop jet lag before it stops you. Does this sound like you? You are a stickler for following the rules for maintaining good sleep hygiene: Before you go to sleep, you […]

As the weather warms up, many of us crave for something cool and delicious. Of course, we all love the occasional creemee — it’s a Vermont tradition! Try something new. Turn that craving for something cold, sweet, and creamy as an opportunity to add some extra veggies and fruits to your diet. Still with us? OK, […]

Summer is here and many Vermonters will spend more time outside. During the warmer months, the Northern New England Poison Center manages many calls about pesticides, such as insect repellants, also known as bug spray. Bug Spray Bug sprays with DEET are effective at preventing bites from mosquitos, ticks, and other pests. They help you avoid pain and […]

Got tennis or golfer’s elbow? There’s a new approach to curing tendonitis that uses your own blood to heal. University of Vermont’s Dr. David Lisle explains. As an athlete, there may come a time when you suffer from chronic pain due to tendon injuries, such as tennis elbow or jumper’s knee. Tendon injuries can be […]

Chicken salad is delicious and healthy with this simple recipe. Rotisserie chickens can be the base of a quick, almost-homemade dinner in no time. Here, roasted chicken turns into an easy salad with some crusty garlic bread on the side. Besides being good for you, mixed greens are a great source of vitamins A, C, folate […]

It’s finally feeling like summer here in Vermont and I know after a long winter (and a long cold spring!) I always crave that first truly fresh salad of the season – chock-full of delicious mixed greens. From arugula to watercress, baby lettuces to spinach, there is a type of green for every palate all […]