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

Vinegar Chicken with Crushed Olives

Ingredients 3 ½ pounds bone-in, skin-on chicken parts 1 tsp. ground turmeric 6 Tbsp. olive oil Kosher salt and black pepper ½ cup white wine vinegar 1 ½ cups green Castelvetrano olives, crushed and pitted 2 garlic cloves, finely grated 1 cup parsley, tender leaves and stems, chopped Method of Preparation 1. Heat oven to…

Healthy Recipe: Winter Bliss Bowls

Ingredients For the roasted veggies 5-7 carrots 1 head cauliflower 2 T olive oil 4 t cumin salt and pepper to taste For the bliss bowls 8-10 pieces of Lentil Falafel (see our Lentil Falafel recipe here) 2-3 cups of spinach 1-2 cups chopped red cabbage 1 jalapeno, cut into slices 1/4 cup crushed pistachios…

Healthy Recipe: Lentil Falafel

Ingredients 2 cups cooked lentils 1 huge handful (about 1 cup) fresh cilantro leaves and stems 1 huge handful (about 1 cup) fresh parsley leaves and stems 1/2 jalapeno (if you like spicy – leave ribs and seeds) 1 1/2 T olive oil 1-2 garlic cloves squeeze of lemon juice 1 t salt 1-2 T…

Extreme Weight Loss: John & Dan, aka “Panda”

Extreme Weight Loss: John & Dan, aka “Panda” Which will leave the show early? Which will set an “Extreme Weight Loss” record for the most weight lost during boot camp at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center? John: Baltimore, MD Former pro football player Preparing to meet son he never knew he had Panda:…

Josh & Kelli

Josh, a gay firefighter from Omaha, NE, struggles to deal with the death of his father Kelli, a former college basketball player from Kansas City, MO, has been depressed since her playing career ended To take back their lives, Josh works to quit his bad habits while Kelli strives to get past her post-career depression…

Robert & Raymond

Small town twins from Monett, MO, work the same factory job, complete each other’s sentences At age 13, mother went to prison, father left Left alone, they devoted themselves to raising their two sisters Looking to reclaim their athletic youth, their transformation journey begins at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center Through their unbreakable…

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