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LWC Revitalizes Recreation Centers Through Healthy Eating and Active Living Initiatives

LiveWell Colorado is the leading obesity prevention organization in the state of Colorado with a focus on expanding access to and education about healthy eating and active living for all Coloradans. In an effort to further its work, LiveWell Colorado... Read More

Healthy Dining in Colorado: An Ingredient for a Healthier State

Earlier this week, LiveWell Colorado was proud to join our partners from the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, the Colorado Health Foundation, the Governor’s Office, the Colorado Restaurant Association and others for the launch of Healthy Dining... Read More

Earth Day Reminds Us that a Healthy Population Makes a Healthy Planet

When you’re a “green” consultant (whose last name coincidentally is Greener), people ask you a lot of questions about saving the planet. Especially around Earth Day. Of course there are the obvious ways to do it‚Äîfollow the reduce, reuse and... Read More

Bringing Health and Happiness to the Holidays

This holiday season, I encourage you to give your family, friends and colleagues the gift of health.  As we partake in a plethora of holiday parties and run last-minute errands, it’s often easy to lose sight of the importance of... Read More

A 2012 Resolution for All: Help Make Colorado a Healthier Place for Everyone

As we start 2012, many of us are thinking about our New Year’s resolutions, including the extra trips we’re going to make to the gym and the delicious desserts we’re going to forego. With these goals on the top of... Read More

National Nutrition Month: Get Your Plate in Shape

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics urges you to “Get Your Plate in Shape” during National Nutrition Month! The new MyPlate (www.choosemyplate.gov) helps you SEE how to make some simple changes that can benefit you for a lifetime. "Get Your... Read More

Sparkling or Flat? The Proposed New York City Soda Ban

Across the nation, headlines are buzzing with New York City’s proposed plan to ban the sale of sugar-sweetened beverages larger than 16 ounces in restaurants, movie theaters, street carts and many other city eateries. The proposal, which requires the approval... Read More

The Bean Tube Experiment: Sprouting Up in a Town Near You

From the First & Main Town Center to the 13 libraries that comprise the Pikes Peak Library District, the Bean Tube Experiment has swept through Colorado Springs and is now making its way to Fort Collins and Boulder.  As part... Read More

Get Inspired by the LiveWell Rally Man

With the Olympics in full swing, our country is cheering on and rallying behind athletes who fill us with inspiration and awe as they accomplish incredible – almost otherworldly – feats.  The LiveWell Rally Man, the newest member of our team,... Read More

Fieldtrip to Rocky Ford: A Great Learning Experience for City Dwellers

Food, it seems like it’s everywhere and in abundance in the Denver metro area. Walk into any grocery store and the produce section is filled with fruits and vegetables, some from local growers and others from far-away lands (think Chile,... Read More