Winter squash comes in many shapes and varieties. Substitute any kind of winter squash in your recipes. Winter squash includes many antioxidants and you can eat it either sweet or savory. The most commonly known winter squashes include acorn, butternut, and spaghetti squash. Winter Squash Nutrition Profile Winter squash is an excellent source of vitamin […]

In late fall and winter, the short days put us at greater risk for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a condition where people have mood issues during a particular season. This most commonly means suffering depression during winter. More rarely, people may experience mania, or a mix of mania and depression. Symptoms Symptoms of seasonal affective disorder […]

Winter in Vermont is always an exciting time for those who love to ski, snowboard, or even to just play in the snow! Unfortunately, winter is also a time where your heart health can be put at risk if you aren’t aware of the health risks associated with colder weather, which can lead to a heart […]

Winter squash comes in many shapes and varieties. Substitute any kind of winter squash in your recipes. Winter squash includes many antioxidants and you can eat it either sweet or savory. The most commonly known winter squashes include acorn, butternut, and spaghetti squash. Winter Squash Nutrition Profile Winter squash is an excellent source of vitamin […]

This year, Hanukkah takes place December 2 through December 10. Latkes are one of the most common foods served throughout the eight nights of Hanukkah. Most traditional latkes are best described as fried potato pancakes, made of shredded potatoes, eggs, onions and salt. This holiday season, try sweet potato latkes as a twist on the […]

November means Thanksgiving and Thanksgiving means sweet potato “something” at your table. Try a new recipe this week that is a modern twist on all sweet potato dishes: sweet potato carbonara. “The Vitamin A Sweet Potato” The nutritional value of the sweet potato is unbeatable! It is rich in complex carbohydrates, fiber, vitamins B-5 and B-6 […]

Just how many calories is the average Thanksgiving Day feast? According to the Calorie Control Council, a typical holiday dinner alone can be 3,000 calories. In addition, we’re likely to gobble up another 1,500 calories when we include appetizers and drinks. At a grand total of 4,500 calories, this is more than double what’s needed […]