Tag Archives: August

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

A New Face

The next time you’re at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, keep your eyes peeled for a new face! We recently brought on a new General Manager for the Fitness Center, Mr Robert Shoulders. Bob has over 30 years of experience in the fitness and health club industry including 15 years owning and managing…

Rethink Your Drink!

How Much Sugar is in Your Drink? The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend that the daily intake of calories from added sugars not exceed 10% of total calories. Easy, Right? Wrong! Sugar-sweetened beverages are a significant source of added sugars in the diet of U.S. adults and account for approximately one third of added…

Chunky Gazpacho

Summer is in full swing, and the vegetable garden is starting to throw all kinds of fresh food at us. What do you do when you are hungry, want fresh, crisp, refreshing veggies, but can’t think of enough ways to cook them? Our Social Media lead has come up with her own personal favorite recipe…

The Number One Activity You’re Missing in Your Workout Routine

For people living in Colorado, summer means fun in the sun and outdoor activities like running, hiking, or biking.  Though these activities get you moving, you may have overlooked something that will keep you moving and able to enjoy the summer in the long term. You may want to go go go, but recovery is…

Kids Eat Right Month

August is Kids Eat Right month! Eating right is important for parents AND kids, especially as the back to school chaos puts stress on your time, schedule, mood, and more. Registered Dietitian Staci Lupberger sat down with the team at 9 News to discuss some of the ways to help kids eat right!   Check…

Endoscopic Therapies Added to the Center’s Weight Loss Toolkit

One of the most effective tools for treating obesity is weight loss surgery. Unfortunately, some patients don’t qualify for surgery because they have mild obesity that doesn’t meet criteria for surgery, some people who lose weight with weight loss surgery gain weight back, and some people don’t want to have surgery. Endoscopic therapies for weight…

15-Minute Salmon Dinner

When your schedule is hectic, fast food is easy – but you’ll pay later in health issues! Instead of taking the shortcut with penalties, try this speedy salmon recipe next time you need a healthy meal but are on a time crunch! INGREDIENTS 16 oz. salmon, cut into 4 equal pieces 4 cups asparagus, woody…

2 Minute Movements

2 Minute Movements for Health! Fix everything from your cholesterol to your mood with these easy movements! Just 2 minutes to better health. Click through the slideshow for all the tips!

Fuel Early and Often

Everyone has heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but how many of us actually follow through with this advice? Research shows that eating early and often can benefit your body in big ways. By eating a healthy breakfast and regular meals throughout the day, you can help keep yourself fueled,…

Watermelon and Tomato Salad

3 each 2 cups ½ cup 1/3 cup ½ - 1 Tbsp 3 Tbsp ½ tsp ½ tsp ½ tsp 2 Tbsp Red or yellow tomatoes, chopped into ½” cubes Seedless watermelon, cubed Basil, freshly sliced Red onion, thinly sliced Olive oil Sherry vinegar Salt Black pepper Hot chili powder Chives, minced METHOD 1. Gather…

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