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Enjoy the latest news and media coverage about the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center. For media inquiries, please contact Katherine Schmidt at 303.724.7931.

KOTATV – Nutrition Labels: What’s Changing After 20 years?

Starting this month, food manufacturers have two years to comply with new FDA rules to give nutrition labels a much-needed makeover. Now serving size and calories will have to be in bigger, bolder text and food companies will have to add a new line for “added sugars”, just to name a few. It comes as…

9News: What are the best types of fats to eat?

Our Registered Dietitian Lauren Ott stopped by the 9News studios to talk about good fat! “Let me just start by saying this: fat does not make you fat! No one macronutrient (carbohydrates, protein, fat) is going to make you fat. It’s over-consuming of any of these macronutrients that leads to weight gain. The 90s set…

Pre-race meals could impact your Bolder Boulder time

Did you run the Bolder Boulder yesterday? Think your time could have been better? Try these tips from Anschutz Health and Wellness Center staff. Registered Dietitian Lauren Ott, Exercise Physiologist Shanon Squires, and trainer Chad Singleton offer information that can help you improve your race times and your overall fitness. See the whole story at…

Healthy recipe substitutions for your sweet tooth

Lauren Ott, one of the Registered Dietitians here at the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, stopped in to visit with the 9News team yesterday to discuss healthy recipe substitutions. See the full list of substitutions and recipes on 9News.com!  

How much exercise do you need? – Live Science

Dr. Jacinda Nicklas, of the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, was interviewed by Live Science online magazine for a comprehensive article about health, exercise, and weight loss. “When you’re trying to lose weight, your diet is the most important factor, but when you’re trying to maintain weight loss, exercise becomes the most important factor.”…

Woman loses 6 stone after documenting weight loss on Instagram

“People don’t realize how many calories they are obtaining from caloric beverages and snacks, and these can be easy interventions … that can help reduce calories,” Victoria Catenacci, MD, assistant professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center told WebMD. Her advice is important to keep in mind when discussing food journals,…

Woman loses 6 stone after documenting weight loss on Instagram

Ashleigh Munn, 24, of Greenock, Scotland, decided to lose weight when she reached 16 stone and was forced to use crutches because her hip and pelvis bones could no longer take her weight. Ms. Munn documented her diet on Instagram and ensured she ate healthily, adding fresh fruit and vegetables to her diet and making meals from…

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