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Healthy Winter Comfort Foods

It’s winter, and it’s cold. During this time, there’s nothing I like more than hot chocolate and comfort foods. The term “comfort food” tends to have a negative connotation in terms of nutrition and health. If you are like me,... Read More

Local Farmacy Rx Addresses Food Access Issues on the Western Slope

There’s a healthy food movement underway in the southwest corner of the state. LiveWell Montrose Olathe, in collaboration with Valley Food Partnership and Montrose Memorial Hospital, has created the Local Farmacy Rx program designed to improve the health of families... Read More

Winter Won’t Slow Me Down

Moving from Florida to Colorado was a huge change for my family. Getting used to the winter weather here was possibly the biggest adjustment of all. I found it easy to enjoy the lush green spring, the humidity-free summer, and... Read More

4 Winter Workout Motivation Tips

Winter training is one of my toughest challenges. Riding my bike outside is engaging and fun. Riding indoors can get boring and monotonous. Nonetheless, as a competitive cyclist, the off-season plays a crucial role in establishing a fitness base that... Read More

Give the Gift of Health This Year

You’ve all heard the expression, “the gift that keeps on giving.” Perhaps the best example of one such gift is the gift of health. Here are some practical ways to give the gift of health this holiday season: Set a... Read More

Mayor Michael B. Hancock Receives 2014 LiveWell Colorado Wellness Champion Award

LiveWell Colorado is pleased to announce the new Colorado Wellness Champion Award, established to celebrate an individual who understands the long-term implications of obesity in our state and has taken an active role to create sustainable change in his or... Read More

‘Tis the Season… For Pomegranates!

Looking to lighten up your holiday fare? With so many heavy and indulgent foods taking center stage this time of year, it is a nice balance to round things out with something a little lighter, a little brighter and something... Read More

Self-Care is Essential During the Holidays

Is self-care the first thing to go as the holidays approach? For many, the answer is yes. The holiday hustle begins, our lists grow, and we lose sight of our needs in an effort to create the perfect holiday. The... Read More

Jefferson County Public Schools’ Employee Wellness Program Inspiring Healthy Changes

This school year, Wellness Connections, the Jefferson County Public Schools’ employee wellness program, created customized fitness programs, called “Flourish with Fitness,” for various job types including: bus drivers, food service workers, custodial services, administrative staff and educators. These fitness programs (available... Read More

Easy Health-Minded Holiday Gifts

My husband and I have been making homemade holiday gifts for more than 10 years, and my two daughters, ages 8 and 4, have joined along the way. Every year, there’s always something that catches our eye as a unique... Read More