Nutrition & Diet

cholesterol screening

Not Your Mother’s Cholesterol Screening

by Joelle Klein

Everything you need to know about cholesterol, now

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nutrition label know how

Nutrition Label Know-How

by Meghan Rabbitt

Here’s how to read the nutrition facts label so you choose the best foods for your family.

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Project Angel Heart, Denver, Cancer support

Nutrition & Fitness Programs In Cancer Care

by Kris Scott | Research by Hannah Metzger

The Denver metro area is full of places and people that bring comfort, compassion and encouragement to someone whose life has been touched by cancer — whether patient, survivor or caregiver. The following is a solid but incomplete list of south metro Denver resources for those affected by cancer....

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The Underlying Issue of Gray Area Drinking

by Jennifer Starbuck

Nearly five years ago, Jolene Park of Centennial woke up to her usual low-grade hangover, undetectable to most but debilitating to her. The headache, nausea and overwhelming regret from drinking too much the night before had become her regular Sunday-morning routine.

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Keto diet Intermittent fasting

Orthorexia: An unhealthy obsession with healthy food ensnares many active, fit Coloradans

by Sarah Protzman Howlett

Many Coloradans have a deep passion for healthy eating: Our wellness-focused lifestyle has led to media attention, population growth and the lowest obesity rates in the nation. Denver-area experts caution that what begins as health consciousness is increasingly descending into a still largely...

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Keto Diet and Intermittent Fasting

Keto Diet and Intermittent Fasting More Than Trendy

by Meghan Rabbitt

What you need to know to figure out if one (or both) is right for you.

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Foods You’re Not Eating—But Should

7 Foods You’re Not Eating—But Should

by Meghan Rabbitt

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.

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guide to eating vegan

The Nutritionists’ Guide to Going Vegan

by Meghan Rabbitt

Thinking about giving up all animal products? Read this advice first to avoid pitfalls.

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LARABAR, Lara Merriken

Lara Merriken: Colorado’s LÄRABAR Founder Talks Food, Health and Entrepreneurship

by Andrea Juarez

Little did Lara Merriken know that a Cuisinart, a rolling pin and some bags of fruits and nuts, mixed in with some curiosity and “grit” would turn her idea into a multimillion-dollar business. Merriken is the founder of LÄRABAR — the energy bar that was born in a lightbulb moment on a hike...

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Colorado Health & Wellness magazine, Ask The Dr

Ask The Dr.

by Dr. Jenifer Marks

What GERD treatment options are available? Are there dietary and lifestyle changes to make? Or, do I have to rely on medications or surgery?

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