Which “Milk” is the Right Milk for You?

One of our most popular Facebook Live episodes was about alternative milk. Just walk down that aisle in the grocery store and you’ll see quite the variety of options: almond milk, hemp milk, oat milk, soy milk, etc. With so many options, it may be hard to decide which milk is the healthiest option for […]


Indulging in Easter While Staying on Track with Your Health Goals

For many of us, the Easter tradition includes Easter egg hunts, chocolate bunnies, jelly beans and other candy. The reason a rabbit and candy have become a tradition is a topic for another day (and another blog). But, we can help you stay on track with your health no matter what holiday or candy you […]


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 […]


How Negotiating Can Improve Your Healthcare Costs

Did you know you can negotiate your healthcare bills? Many people don’t know this. They put off important procedures and office visits because they think they can’t afford treatment. No need to do that anymore. Below, we’ll explain exactly how you can negotiate your costs to save you money and help you get the care […]


Back Pain and You – The 3 Things You Didn’t Know

Guest Blog by Jamie Atlas I was 22 years old when the doctor told me I needed surgery to resolve my back pain.  On top of that, it would be a year before I could play basketball at a professional level [again].  I was devastated.  I wanted so badly to play, to be able to […]


Marijuana: What We Know & What We Don’t Know

Living here in Colorado, we are never short on news surrounding marijuana. Some days it’s good for you, some days it’s not.  So, we wanted to understand, what do we really know about marijuana? And what’s still to be determined? We interviewed Dr. Daniel Vigil, Manager, Marijuana Health Monitoring and Research Program at the Colorado […]


Healthy Substitutes Based on Your Dietary Needs

We are all trying to stay healthy during the holidays, but this time of year we have a lot of temptations. It is the holidays and everyone wants to eat, drink and be merry. In general, we agree. This is a great time of year to enjoy your family traditions, foods and joyful drinks. But […]


When Is It Just Aging Versus Something Serious?

As we get older, we understand that there are going to be changes with our bodies and our minds. You don’t have to settle for feeling less-than-great as you age! So how do you tell the difference between what is normal aging and what might be a clue that something else is going on? Well, […]


Can You Really Rely on Your Breast Self-Exam?

Susan G. Komen is no longer recommending breast self-exams. According to their website, the self-exam doesn’t offer the early detection and survival benefits of other screening tests. So, do you really need to continue doing a monthly self-exam? The Benefits of Breast Self-Exams While Susan G. Komen may no longer recommend breast self-exams, many other […]


Gaining Insight on Your Family Tree

When we’re young, we really never think much about our ancestors beyond maybe our grandparents. But as we get older, many of us have a desire to learn more about our family roots. “I think that as we get older, we actually start to get interested in our families, who we are, where we came […]