Carbon monoxide poisoning is a common safety hazard in the winter. It can happen quickly without much warning, but thankfully it is easy to prevent. Odds are, you have a carbon monoxide detector somewhere in your house. We even recommend getting one for each floor. But, there are some things that may seem harmless that are […]

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 […]

With the cold winter winds coming quickly, its important to know the value of a warm, hearty bowl of soup. Butternut squash soup is an excellent choice for those who want a little change from classic chicken noodle. Butternut Squash: Nutritional Value The butternut squash is now one of the most widely prepared winter foods, and […]

Every year, brave Vermonters face the cold winds of winter and participate in their winter sport of choice. More often than not, this involves a hefty set of equipment and enough snow to cover one of our best mountains here in the Green Mountain State. The winter months in Vermont are some of the best, […]

Looking for a classic comfort food, but craving some new flavors? Try making butternut squash mac and cheese this evening. It’s the perfect healthy substitute to satisfy your comfort food cravings. 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 flavorful, […]

Remember that classic school lunch favorite, tater tots? Well, we have just the update for you: sweet potato tots. The perfect fall side dish with a hint of nostalgia included in every bite. “The Vitamin A Sweet Potato” The nutritional value of the sweet potato is unbeatable! It is rich in complex carbohydrates, fiber, vitamins B-5 […]

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 […]