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From food and healthy recipes to fitness exercises and research studies, the AHWC blog offers expert health and wellness advice.

Healthy Recipe: Turkey Meatballs with Cauliflower Fried Rice

These baked Turkey Meatballs are a healthy alternative to traditional meatballs. Serve them with Cauliflower Fried Rice for an easy weeknight meal! For the Turkey Meatballs Ingredients 1 lb. of extra-lean ground turkey 4 cloves garlic, minced ½ medium onion, minced ½ cup mushrooms, minced 1/3 of cup oat flour 2 T ground flax seeds…

Instructor Spotlight: Gina D.

Get to know more about CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center Group Ex instructor, Gina DeRaimo and be sure to join her bright and early every Tuesday morning at 5:30 am for her Boot Camp Circuit Class! What made you become an instructor at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center? “I care deeply about…

The Truth About Men’s Health Supplements

A serious question for all you men who are tempted by the latest and greatest supplement: Do you really know what you’re putting in your body? Here’s a breakdown of some popular myths and truths about supplements, and a guide to choosing the ones that are right for you. Myth: Supplements can’t hurt me if…

Myofascial Massage

There are many different massage techniques offered by our therapists at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center. One which is less well known, but that can be of great use, is myofascial massage. Fascia is the connective tissue of the body, touching muscles, ligaments, bones, and organs. When you affect the fascia through myofascial…

Baked Falafel with Tzatziki Sauce

You’ll love these baked falafel patties topped with a creamy, tangy tzatziki sauce! It’s a healthy take on a traditionally fried dish! Serve them in a pita, on top of a green salad, or by themselves. For the Falafel Ingredients 3 T extra-virgin olive oil 2 ½ cups cooked chickpeas, rinsed and drained ½ cup…

Member Spotlight: Mario R.

My journey to weight loss started in January 2015.  I was tired of being tired and having no energy. I was full of excuses and I had no one to blame but myself.  It all boiled down to me being lazy. I had given up on myself. I then decided it was time to do…

Therapist Spotlight: Mandy M.

We have a new bodywork therapist joining our team! Get to know more about Mandy Musso including what she specializes in and her guilty pleasure. Why did you become a massage therapist? People are important to me and so is their wellbeing. Massage therapy is a way for me to serve clients while offering them…

Take the 15-Day Healthy Lifestyle Challenge

Committing to lengthy and involved fitness challenges can be a chore and might not set you up for success. Try this simple 15-Day Healthy Lifestyle Challenge that’s customizable to fit your goals and schedule. Recruit a workout buddy to provide accountability and a bit more of a challenge, and remember: two weeks from now, you’ll…

Healthy Grilling Tips

June is Men’s Health Month and, coincidentally, the eye of the grilling season – the two seem to fit so well together. Here are some tips to maximize nutritional health while chasing your favorite cut around the hot plate. Make some marinades from scratch. – Herbs, spices and citrus juices all bring delicious flavors without…

Thai Quinoa Salad

This flavor-packed salad recipe from our Culinary Medicine Registered Dietitians is full of colorful veggies and makes for a fantastic lunch! Ingredients ¾ cup uncooked quinoa 1 ½ cups shredded red cabbage 1 red bell pepper, diced 1/2 small red onion, diced 1 cup shredded carrots ½ cup chopped cilantro ¼ cup diced green onions…

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