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 […]

How Caring for Others Can Help You Overcome Grief

Losing a loved one can be crippling. Anyone who has ever lost a loved one knows it’s hard and it takes great strength to move forward. 9Health Fair’s beloved Edith Thompson knows this all too well. She lost her husband in February of 2006. Later that fall, she lost her father. Then, in 2009 she […]

8 Things to Know When Moving to Colorado

If you’ve just moved here to beautiful Colorado, welcome! There’s a reason everyone wants to move to Colorado – all around, it’s the best state! You have four seasons here, our economy is good and if you’re a lover of the great outdoors, you have a huge playground in your backyard! Now that you’re here, […]

Time to Head for the Hills… the Foothills that Is

If you’re one of those people who loves snowy winters, we’re off to a good start. How about taking a trip up into the mountains? Or at least the foothills? Here are several activities to get you out of the house and moving while having fun. Outdoor Activities to Try this Month Ice skating There […]