The Price of Prima Ballerinas: Eating Disorders in Colorado’s Dancing Community
J walked onto the stage with her arms tightly gripped around her waist, covering her stomach. In her low-rise leggings and black-studded bra, it was difficult to hide anything. She was 13 years old, preparing to rehearse for her tap dancing showcase. Her dark eyes fixated on the tight bellies and...
Keto Diet and Intermittent Fasting More Than Trendy
What you need to know to figure out if one (or both) is right for you.
7 Foods You’re Not Eating—But Should
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.
The Nutritionists’ Guide to Going Vegan
Thinking about giving up all animal products? Read this advice first to avoid pitfalls.
Lara Merriken: Colorado’s LÄRABAR Founder Talks Food, Health and Entrepreneurship
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...
Shop Like a Chef
Jennifer Jasinski, Colorado chef and James Beard Award winner, gives Colorado Health & Wellness readers an insider’s view on what she keeps stocked in her home kitchen and where she goes to buy these go-to foods when she’s cooking for her family.
Good for you and Colorado farmers
Testing your DNA can lead to better health
At just under 5 feet tall, Lisa Capano has always been, as she describes it, chunky. She’s tried numerous diet programs and stayed active. “I’ve done my part to lose weight,” says the high-energy, 52-year-old Westminster resident, “but it was just not coming off.”
Improve your Food IQ and Health with 10 Functional Foods
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.
Going against the grain
Experts offer pros and cons of grain-free dieting