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

Asian Zoodle Bowl

Ingredients 15oz boneless, skinless chicken breasts, pounded to even thickness 1 T oil 2-3 medium zucchini, spiralized 1 large red bell pepper, thinly sliced 1/4 cup cilantro, roughly chopped 1/4 cup peanuts, roughly chopped* Sesame seeds (optional) Lime wedge, for serving *substitute cashews or almonds   For the sauce 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter 1…

Marinated Chicken with Cucumber and Cashew Salad

Ingredients 1.5 lb. fillet chicken breast, cut into strips Freshly ground black pepper ½ t salt ½ t cumin ½ t coriander 1.5 T lemon juice ½ t cayenne pepper (optional) 1 t garam masala 1 t grated ginger 1 T olive oil For the salad 3 T lime juice 1 T sugar or honey…

Healthy & Happy Halloween!

  Kids eyes light up when this time of year starts to settle in on us.  Grocery store aisles are stocked with candy, costume stores start to pop up around town and the imaginations of the young and old are filled with ideas about what to do for Halloween, be it their yard décor or…

Breast Cancer Facts & Figures – More than just pink ribbons

Every two minutes, a woman in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer. That’s 1 out of every 8 women, or 12%. Look around your office, or at your list of friends on your Facebook page. If you have 25 female friends, 3 of them will be diagnosed in their lifetime. A woman’s risk…

Advice to Women Looking to Boost Metabolism

My 18-Year Love Affair with BODYPUMP: Instructor Candice Baumgardner’s Advice to Women Looking to Boost Metabolism I never lifted weights with any regularity until BODYPUMP. I would wander around the weight room, play with some machines, and then eventually end up back on the stair climber. I was a true “aerobics instructor.” Cardio, cardio, cardio.…

Wellbeing 360: How to Avoid a Hormone Hijacking!

This month, CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center will be launching a new education series called Wellbeing 360. This ongoing series of seminars, lectures, cooking demos, and more, will be offered exclusively for members and friends of the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center. Our first event, scheduled for October 17 from 5:30-7pm, is in celebration of Women’s…

Want the Best Workout? Join a Group Program

For many people working out in a group will yield the best results. Why? Well, there are lots of reasons, but here are our top five:   #1 Goals become reality  Working out in a group creates accountability. You are more likely to follow through when you share your goals and make them public. The other members…

Dressing Up Your Fall Salads

As our Metabolic Kitchen coordinator, Cameron Fiorenza takes recipes and food challenges every day and works to improve the nutrition content based on science and research. His dressings for salads are a great way to add specific nutrients to your meals! Nutrition has a direct impact on our bodies, and phytonutrients specifically have been studied…

4 Super Easy Things Women Can Do to Improve Overall Health

#1 Coffee Swap CHALLENGE In the morning, swap your coffee for green tea, or grab some unsweetened iced green tea as an afternoon pick me up. WHY THIS HELPS Green tea is loaded with catechins, which function as powerful antioxidants. EGCG is one of these powerful antioxidants that can play a role in preventing heart…

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