Winter is here. The air is colder, and the food is getting warmer. Warm up with a twist on the classic: try out mashed maple potatoes made from sweet butternut squash. Butternut Squash: Nutritional Value The butternut squash is now one of the most widely prepared winter foods, and for good reason. It is a richly […]

You may have heard of the Mediterranean diet.  It came to light some 50 years ago, when researchers attributed the very low rates of heart disease in men on the Greek island of Crete to their traditional diet, as well as the hard outdoor work they did.  Since then, many other studies have demonstrated links […]

This is the first in a series of blog posts about wellness from the UVM Medical Center’s Employee Wellness Program. The next blog post will focus on the five dimensions of wellness: physical, social, financial, community, and career. Wellness is more than a just buzzword in today’s workplace. It’s a way of improving the health […]