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How Being Thankful Can Improve Your Health

Zig Ziglar is credited with saying, “Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for.” It’s a wonderful thought; but, what does it mean? Zig knew and touted the fact that gratitude makes you feel…

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Ingredients 1/2 – 1lb (1 -2  large) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces 2 T olive oil 1 T chili powder 1 large onion, chopped 4 garlic cloves, crushed 2 T canned chipolte peppers in adobo sauce, minced 2 quarts low-sodium chicken broth 28 oz. no-added-salt canned, diced tomatoes 2  (14 – 16…

Celebrating MOVEmber

Ready to get your move on? It’s MOVEmber and that means there’s no better time than now to get up and get moving. MOVEmber movement originally focused on the mustache as a way to raise awareness of men’s health issues and prevention, it’s become something much larger—an opportunity to focus on overall health improvement through…

Mini Frittatas with Spinach and Asparagus

Mini Frittatas Ingredients 6 Servings Cooking Spray 1 T olive oil 1  white onion, chopped (1 cup) 1 bunch asparagus (1 pound), sliced on the bias into 1/2-inch pieces (2 cups) 3 cups baby spinach 7 large eggs 1/4 cup 1% low-fat milk 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 t salt 1/8 t freshly ground…

5 Mindful Choices for a Healthier Holiday

The holidays are upon us; and, with the fun and festivities, comes lots (and lots) of food. If you’re like a fair number of Americans, you’ll probably spend your holidays saying something like: “The diet and exercise will start tomorrow.” And, while you may be someone who can actually stick to such a resolution, the…

Giving to Receive: How to Decrease Stress this Holiday Season

By Dr. Liz Chamberlain With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season upon us, not surprisingly, many of us experience an increase in stress. Although our purpose in celebrating the season is often to give gifts of love and appreciation to people in our lives, sometimes we feel more overloaded as we pack more…

A Fast Answer to Weight Loss?

National Institutes of Health fund Colorado study of intermittent fasting Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus are looking for healthy adults who need to lose some weight. They are planning the largest study yet of intermittent fasting. It would provide more reliable evidence of whether fasting is a safe and effective alternative…

Reduce your Holiday Stress

Wellbeing 360 events offer stress-free (and healthy) holiday recipes that’ll make any household happy and stress reduction techniques for any occasion! While you might not want yet another event to attend, our Wellbeing 360 event in December has what you need to reduce your holiday stress! Wellbeing 360 is a new and interactive series of…

Manage Health Concerns in Just 2 Minutes!

Regular physical activity can help manage stroke, metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes, depression and arthritis. You’ve heard people say “A body in motion stays in motion,” right? Well, what you may not have heard is just how many health benefits you receive from even the simplest of movements. For instance, did you know that regular…

Simple “Be Thankful” Strategies to Improve Your Health

Take the time to be thankful for your health by using these easy steps to reframe your mindset this holiday season. “Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” —William Arthur Ward, American author The holidays are about making positive connection with friends, family and…

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