Stretching is a simple and effective way to add physical activity to your day. You can do it anywhere. In the video below, learn simple and gentle stretches that you can do during the day to relieve stress and re-energize yourself. The video will give you the tools to keep yourself energized all day. Watch […]

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, […]

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 […]

As we age we lose muscle and strength, a medical term known as sarcopenia. As our muscles get smaller, we become weaker. The loss of strength is consistent with a loss of mobility and independence. The quality and quantity of daily consumption of protein are important in slowing this progression. Here’s why and how. What […]

When reducing added sugars, work on making small steps and changes that will gradually make your diet healthier — and have a goal in mind. The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends that less than 10 percent of total daily calories should come from added sugars. That translates to about 9 teaspoons, 150 calories or 36 grams […]

Is snoring normal? Snoring is certainly common. In the over 65 age group, about 45% of men and 30% of women snore. Though not necessarily normal it can be benign (not risky to your health). More and more people are snoring now that our average body weights are increasing. Snoring is caused by obstruction of […]