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Don’t Let the Flu Season Catch You Off Guard– Healthy Eating to Boost Your Immune System

Written by UConn Dietetics Student Jessica Tucker Now more than ever, it is important for your immune system to stay in tip top shape with flu season upon us. One of the best ways to stay healthy is to eat a diet filled with fruits, veggies and whole grains! Good nutrition is essential for a […]

How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds!

Written by UConn Dietetics Student Hannah Waxler The Fall season brings to us a favorite squash!! Pumpkin! Did you know it’s a squash? Pumpkin and the spices that seem to flavor it best are added to just about everything: pumpkin coffee, pumpkin muffins, and of course, pumpkin pie! As delicious as pumpkin treats are, did […]

Pumpkin’s a Good Pick for Your Health!

Written by UConn Dietetics Student Alexa Horkachuck Autumn is finally here, which means that pumpkin flavored products are flooding into your local grocery store. If you’re a fan, you will find everything from pumpkin cream cheese and pumpkin spice lattes to pumpkin pastas and soups. There is bound to be a recipe that you would […]

Cholesterol Education with the UConn Dietetics Program

Written by UConn Dietetics student Madeline Fulton 93 million U.S. adults age 20 or older have total cholesterol levels higher than 200 mg/dL. Nearly 29 million adult Americans have total cholesterol levels higher than 240 mg/dL.1 Too much cholesterol circulating in your blood can put you at risk for developing heart disease and stroke. What […]