Month: August 2022

Did You Know Garlic is Good for You?

Written by UConn Extension Summer Intern Jenna Zydanowicz Garlic, a root vegetable, has many benefits when included in your diet. It’s not only flavorful, it is also packed with a lot of antioxidants that can keep our bodies their healthiest! According to Amy Fischer, MS, RD, CDN, garlic has anti-inflammatory and microbial benefits. Garlic’s health […]

How to Hydrate in the Summer!

Written by UConn Extension Summer Intern Jenna Zydanowicz On those hot summer days, we are always looking for something to quench our thirst. Sometimes we want to reach for a cold can of soda, Gatorade, or even an iced coffee from Dunkin Donuts. However, the best way to stay hydrated and keep your body functioning […]

Kid-Friendly Frozen Summer Treats

Written by UConn Dietetics Student Brooke Bosco There’s nothing like a cool, refreshing treat to help you beat the summer heat! Healthy, homemade frozen fruit pops are super easy to make with five ingredients or fewer. By making your own pops, you can avoid the added sugars often found in store-bought pops and benefit from […]