Bariatrics/Medical Weight Loss
What you need to know to figure out if one (or both) is right for you.
Let’s face it: Most of us race through the grocery store, checking foods off our go-to lists to make our go-to meals. Even when we have more time — say, we’re strolling around the farmer’s market — it’s not likely we’ll pick up a fruit or veggie we’ve never eaten or cooked before.
Whether you are a couch potato, weekend athlete or even a competitive athlete, you have likely suffered from lower back pain. In fact, about 80 percent of adults experience lower back pain at some point in their lifetimes, according to the National Institutes for Health.
Muscles ripple in Meghan Gordon’s arms and legs as she squats and bench presses during her weight training workout. She is petite at 5’ 5” but a powerhouse, able to lift more than her body weight and impressively pump out 210 reps. At 41, she is the epitome of strength and discipline.
If your functional food IQ is lacking, in this article four Colorado nutrition experts help explain what functional foods are, why you should eat more of them and their top picks to help optimize nutrition and reap greater health benefits.