When Helping Others Actually Helps Ourselves

We all have “that” family member. The one who is not concerned with their health. If you’re not “that” family member, then it’s likely you’re the one who is encouraging your family to check in on their health from time to time. That’s Lindsey Bustamante. Lindsey’s Story Lindsey just wanted her dad to check up […]


Healthy Memorial Day Recipes for Your Specific Health Needs

After each health fair, our Health and Wellness Team, comprised of medical professionals, call people whose results indicate a critical or alert status. What this means is one or more of their baseline levels (think cholesterol, thyroid, Hemoglobin A1c) is so far out-of-range that they need to seek medical treatment immediately. In the last month, […]


True or False: Ignorance is bliss.

Taking a deep dive into your health can be a bit intimidating. Many people want to live in ignorance for fear of discovering something scary about their health. But, what if you could avoid scary health issues? Remember, early detection is key. And for many people, their health results are confirmation that their health is […]


Are You Safely Handling Your Food?

Guest Blog by Jason Bray, Executive Chef at J Street Food Truck We all worry about food safety practices and cleanliness when we eat out. What would you do if you discovered that your favorite local eatery received a poor health inspection? Never go back? Always worry about getting sick when eating there? Keeping Your […]


Colorado’s Cottage Foods Law – What You Need to Know

Have you been intrigued by the urban homesteader trend taking over the metro area? Maybe you bought a few backyard chickens… that led to composting, which led to a nice a little productive garden. And now you have more eggs and vegetables than you can eat. If you’re considering selling your harvest, it might not […]


Why You Need to Care About Your Health Finances

Want more money in your savings account? We all do. Probably the best way to save yourself a lot of that hard-earned dough is to stay healthy. Look at these staggering statistics: According to a report on Health Care Spending in 2012, per capita health spending for females was $8,315, about 23 percent more than […]


Caffeine and Workouts: Does One Enhance the Other?

It seems to make sense, doesn’t it? Drink coffee, go workout. The caffeine will then give you an energy boost for your workout. (Note: If you have an irregular heartbeat, heart condition or high blood pressure, consult your doctor before ingesting caffeine prior to your workout.) Coffee + Exercise = Weight Loss Health Magazine cites […]


3 Tips for People Who Want to Be Happier

An article by The Atlantic basically states that the smarter you are, the less likely it is that you’re happy. Sounds surprising, doesn’t it? You can read the article and why that may be here, but for this post, we want to focus on the positive. If you’re one of those intelligent people who wants […]


Now’s Your Chance to Win Big with Our Online Scavenger Hunt

We did this last fall and it seemed like a lot of you had fun with it. So, we’re bringing it back! All you have to do is find the answers to the four questions below. After each question, we’ll share a link to the page where you can find the answer. Then post your […]


Feeling Anxious? How Unplugging from it All Can Help

You know how there’s a day for everything? A National Drink Wine Day, National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day, National Banana Cream Pie, National Cold Cuts Day (we really love our national food days don’t we?) … Well, there’s one national day around the corner, that may not be as popular as some others, but arguably […]