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Tag Archives: february

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

Practical Mindfulness: Untangle Stress with LOVE

Feeling stressed? Tied up in knots? After the holidays have passed and we settle into our new resolutions and regular demands of our lives and our work, suddenly the stress feels big again. How can we get everything on our to-do lists done and manage the stress? The answer may seem counterintuitive or selfish, but…

Cooking Classes

Did you know that we offer FREE cooking classes on the first Tuesday of every month? Even better, they are for everyone, including YOU! Culinary Comforts is a program that has been running here at the Center for almost the entirety of our existence. We have partnered with the UCHealth University of Colorado Cancer Center…

Stop Making BIG resolutions. Start Making SMALL Habit Changes.

Why do we so often hear that big resolutions don’t stick? It’s largely because we focus on the end result (the goal) rather than the means to the end (the routine). In addition, there could be the disbelief that small changes are effective. When I have conversations about weight loss with patients of mine, I…

The last weight loss resolution you’ll ever make

Failed Resolutions? Now that we are almost through January, how are you doing on your resolutions? According to a recent twitter poll that we conducted, 33% of of respondents chose weight loss as their primary resolution for the new year. That’s not uncommon. Business Insider backs up that statistic with their own data, putting a…

9 Ways to Fuel Your Body With Purpose

MUSCLE & JOINTS  Water. Joint cartilage is made up of 70-80% water, so it’s no wonder that lack of hydration results in joint pain. With well-hydrated cartilage, the rate of friction between bones is lower than in dehydrated cartilage.  Dehydration can lead to increased degeneration and damage. Hydrated cartilage functions better, and a well-lubricated spine…

Break the Fast. Start eating Breakfast.

Still skipping breakfast to lose weight? You’re not doing yourself a favor if you’re skipping breakfast. When you wake up in the morning, you’re in a fasted state. If you don’t eat breakfast, your body will continue to break down your fuel stores for energy leaving you tired and hungry throughout the rest of the day.…

Healthy Recipe: Winter Risottos

Paired with lean proteins, this winter warmer compliments many dishes with its intensity of flavor. Whether baked or cooked on the burner, this basic vegetarian risotto, with healthy greens and the brightness of lemon is a sure winner. We also have a great mushroom risotto as a second option. Lemon, Pea and Asparagus Risotto Ingredients Broth…

5 Benefits To Having A Workout Buddy

Looking for extra motivation or simply want to push yourself harder each workout?  Buddy up!  Working out with a partner will increase the fun factor and help you to reach your goals faster.  Here's a snapshot of the top 5 benefits you'll experience when adding another person to your workout routine. Top 5 Reasons to bring…

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