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Could a grain-free diet hurt your dog?
WCAX, Vermont - July 12, 2018

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) "He's just an awesome sweetheart, we love him so much," Kate Annis said. Annis is talking about her 1-year-old mutt, Monty. She feeds Monty a grain-free dog food. "He ...

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Decide now on Route 4 'diet' | Rutland Herald
Rutland Herald, Vermont - May 28, 2018

Today, the Rutland Town Select Board will take a vote to determine whether we desire to see the reduction of lanes from four to three through the Business Route 4 corridor. The lane reductions would run West of the Route 3 intersection to the West Rutland jug handle. The ...

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Planners: Thumbs-down on Route 4 'road diet' | Rutland Herald
Rutland Herald, Vermont - May 11, 2018

Add another voice to the Rutland Town chorus against any road diet for Business Route 4. The Rutland Town Planning Commission voted Thursday night to rescind a September 2017 decision to “keep all options open,†and then quickly voted 4-2 in favor of ...

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FDA says maple syrup label should say 'sugar added.' Vermonters say no way.
BurlingtonFreePress.com, Vermont - May 2, 2018

Associated Press Published 3:11 p.m. ET May 1, 2018 | Updated 4:23 p.m. ET May 2, 2018CLOSE Sugarmaker Roger Brown speaks on May 2, 2018, about the Food and Drug Administration's proposal that Vermont maple syrup be labeled as sugar added. ...

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Nutrition in the age of stress
Bennington Banner, Vermont - April 23, 2018

By Derek Carson, Bennington BannerBENNINGTON — We lead busy and stressful lives, but that doesn't mean that we can't find ways to eat healthy said dietitian Rachel Rodney.The talk was hosted by the Community College of Vermont on Monday as part of its Spring ...

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UVM study finds a surprising link between food waste and diet quality - VTDigger
vtdigger.org, Vermont - April 22, 2018

News Release — University of VermontApril 18, 2018Contact:Basil WaughUniversity of Vermont802-656-8369Burlington – A national study of U.S. consumers conducted by the University of Vermont finds that fruit, vegetables and mixed fruit and vegetable ...

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Lawmakers advance bill to protect nutrition assistance program - VTDigger
vtdigger.org, Vermont - April 4, 2018

Se. Debbie Ingram, D-Chittenden, says the program helps meet the needs of 75,000 Vermonters. Courtesy photoLawmakers have advanced a bill that aims to provide an administrative safety net for Vermont’s nutrition-assistance program.The state Senate on Tuesday ...

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Merchants Bank's Donation to Hunger Free Vermont Supports Cooking and Nutrition Education
vtdigger.org, Vermont - September 9, 2016

ts.“We are so grateful to Merchants Bank for supporting The Learning Kitchen,” said Hunger Free Vermont Executive Director Marissa Parisi, “Education on nutrition, cooking skills, and shopping tips makes such a difference for all Vermonters to successfully ...

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New York to spend $75M to boost senior nutrition, health
WCAX, Vermont - August 31, 2016

It will support programs to prevent and reduce chronic diet-related diseases such as diabetes and obesity, as well as efforts to boost senior nutrition through access to healthy foods.In some cases, the money will pay for healthy options at community meal sites ...

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Table Talk: The skinny on diet tips
BurlingtonFreePress.com, Vermont - May 15, 2016

A friend asked me to help with her diet. Sheâs healthy except for the slings and arrows of oldish age. Marie Osmond isnât her type, nor would she spend what shipped diet meals cost. Sheâs seen a doctor who referred her to a nutritionist. This isnât a federal ...

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Integrative Health: Nutrition tips from China
Barre Montpelier Times Argus, Vermont - April 18, 2016

In general a nutritional TCM diet consists of warm, cooked foods that one can easily digest. This would include cooked vegetables, soups, noodles, rice, stews and small portions of meat. Opt for whole-wheat grains that are well cooked and easily digested

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Summer nutrition programs expand to more children
vtdigger.org, Vermont - July 7, 2015

The numbers of students in Vermont's schools who qualify for nutrition help is growing â from 33 percent in the 2008-09 school year (about 31,000 students), to 42.5 percent (38,000 students) in the 2014-15 school year, according to Hunger Free Vermont.

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VTrendlines: Food, nutrition for older residents
BurlingtonFreePress.com, Vermont - May 26, 2015

ZH: Meals on Wheels clients have a variety of nutrition-risk-related issues. Nutrition is one of the major determinants of successful aging. Primarily, nutrition helps health and functionality. Almost 80 percent of older adults have one chronic condition and 50 ...

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Vermont diet venture fails in crowded marketplace
BurlingtonFreePress.com, Vermont - May 9, 2014

During the research on the program done at the University of Vermont by Jean Harvey-Berino, professor and chairperson of nutrition and food sciences, 65 percent of participants had clinically meaningful weight loss of 5 percent or more during the 12-week program.Jay ...

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Maroney: Keep the farm bill separate from food stamp nutrition funding
vtdigger.org, Vermont - July 22, 2013

Editor's Note: This commentary is by James H. Maroney, Jr. He graduated with a Masters in Environmental Law & Policy from Vermont Law School in 2012 and lives in Leicester, Vt. Perhaps someone who is not hysterical about having the nutrition title ...

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