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Weight Loss

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

The Quick-Start Guide to Men’s Health

June is Men’s health month and while the structure of a healthy lifestyle is the same regardless of gender, men face a few unique challenges when it comes to improving habits, physical performance, and overall wellbeing. Recent research reveals three primary areas of concern for most American men: Unhealthy habits like tobacco and alcohol use…

Man Loses 30 Pounds in the First Month Through My New Weigh

Every weight loss journey is unique, and My New Weigh (MNW), a program backed by science, is one of Anschutz Health and Wellness Center’s weight loss programs designed for participants who have a weight-related health issue or a BMI of 27. We’ve seen many, many success stories through this program, but don’t just take our word for…

Top 10 Foods for Healthy Brain Function

Making small changes to the way you eat can help support memory, brain function, and brain health now and later in life.  Below are suggestions to incorporate into your nutrition plan so you can enjoy the health benefits these brain-boosting foods bring to the table. Water The brain is more than 60 percent water by weight, so…

How to Change Ordinary Recipes to Extraordinary Healthy Dishes!

Quick Modifications to Healthier Eating  Modifying ingredients in your recipe is a quick and effective way to reduce calories, sodium, fats, and sugars to keep your body healthy. To modify, the most valuable tip we can provide is to approach recipe change in a step-wise fashion. For instance, it might be your goal to reduce…

Why I Coach State of Slim and What I’ve Learned

By Karen Percival I have been coaching State of Slim for three-and-a-half years, and I’ve had the opportunity to observe the transformation of over 500 people.  Watching people transform their lives is what keeps me inspired as a coach, and it is incredible to see the positive changes people make inside and out.  I have…

Nurse Loses 57 Pounds through State of Slim, Gains Much More

Recently, Tina Van Winks lost 57 pounds by investing in her health and wellness, but she is the first to tell you that her gain is much more significant.   “I’ve gotten my health back, regained confidence in myself, and found new ways of coping with stress,” said Tina, a nurse manager in Denver Health’s…

5 Ways To Improve Your Heart Health

Happy Heart Health Month! In honor of American Heart Month, here are five simple heart health tips that you can implement right now:   Get Moving! Your heart is a muscle, and like other muscles in your body, it needs exercise to stay healthy and strong. Finding a physical activity that you love will leave…

Member Spotlight: Bradley Gulley

I came to the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center through the State of Slim Program after a work colleague encouraged me to join. I wanted to make a lifestyle change. During the workout portion of that program, I became a “gym person.” The gym had always been an intimidating place but the trainers made me…

State of Slim Forever

Recapping Weeks 15 and 16 of Kathie J. and Larry’s weight loss journey  With Holly Wyatt, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center Celebrate Your Success In Week 15 of State of Slim, we celebrate how far we’ve come. We reflect on what we have accomplished and what has…

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