Enjoy the latest in nutrition research and science based on studies at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center. Our staff of Registered Dietitians have worked together to craft delicious recipes to help you achieve your health and wellness goals.

Healthy Recipe: Sweet Chili Chicken with Cashews

The crunch of cashews and the sweetness of chicken come together in this Thai home favorite. Paired with a rice noodle salad of fresh herbs, these clean flavors work well when taste is diminished form cancer treatments. INGREDIENTS Culinary Comforts Version 1.5 lbs. chicken breasts, in strips 7 oz. unsalted cashews 2 Tbsp. olive oil…

Sweet Surrender

Sugar is found in a variety of forms but can typically be classified into one of two categories: natural or added sugars. Natural sugars – found in foods like fruit (in the form of fructose) and dairy (in the form of lactose) Added sugars – added to food during processing or for the purpose of…

How are your nutrition habits?

Have you evaluated your nutrition habits lately? Good nutrition not only helps us maintain a healthy weight and prevent chronic disease, but can also help decrease your risk of common colds and improve your energy levels. But what is good nutrition? The internet is full of recommendations: low fat, low carb, no sugar, add juice,…

Mango Chicken Curry

Culinary Comforts focuses on nutrition issues associated with cancer and related treatments. From enhancing flavor to easy-to-swallow foods, the recipes are designed to be simple and quick to prepare. Great for a busy week night, this curry has a deep flavor offset by sweetness of mango. Packed with protein, it also highlights turmeric, a spice with anti-cancer…

Love Your Heart

Is your heart healthy? February is American Heart Month. Simple tests including blood pressure, cholesterol, fasting blood glucose and triglycerides can help you understand your heart health.   Use the following nutrition tips to keep your heart happy. Achieve a healthy weight — Excess weight increases your risk for cardiovascular disease. Healthcare professionals define healthy weight…

Healthy Resolutions that Stick

Wait, is it January already? Every New Year I see gyms fill to the brim and diet programs flooded with new participants. However, it never fails that by February or March, numbers dwindle back to pre-holiday participation and healthy diets have been ditched. This year, resolve to keep your commitments to health with these strategies.…

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