Ways to Avoid Food Waste – Plus Recipes!

Americans waste about a pound of food per person per day which amounts to about 30-40% of our food supply. We talked with Chef Mike Anderson at Platte Valley Medical Center who gave us some tips for avoiding food waste and also shared a couple of recipes. Below are the recipes Chef Mike shared with […]

Nutrition and Mental Health

We always hear “you are what you eat” and that we should eat healthy. Nutrition is a pillar of prevention and now there is evidence that exists that suggests diet is just as important to mental health as it is to physical health. A healthy diet is protective, and an unhealthy diet is unprotective and […]

Making Cooking Healthy Easier

As part of a new, in-depth health education series, we have been talking about Culinary Medicine for the last few weeks and have made some great, healthy recipes. We thought we should also demonstrate some kitchen skills to help make those recipes and show how easy it can be to eat healthy at home. We […]

Culinary Medicine: Cancer Prevention

Using food to prevent cancer. Lots of fruits and vegetables are key says Dr. Jennifer Bolton, a registered dietitian at Project Wellness 365, and professor at Metropolitan State University in Denver. She shared a great recipe that’s loaded with vegetables, a cauliflower quinoa risotto primavera. Cauliflower Quinoa Risotto Primavera Ingredients: 2½ cups cauliflower florets, cut in 1-inch […]

Culinary Medicine: Recipe for Preventing Diabetes

More than 30 million people in the US have diabetes and 1 in 4 don’t know they have it. In Colorado, the number of people with diabetes was just over 400,000 in 2018.  Dr. Jennifer Bolton, a registered dietitian at Project Wellness 365, and professor at Metropolitan State University in Denver shared a recipe with us […]

Culinary Medicine: Recipe for Heart Health Month

February is Heart Health Month so we thought it would be a perfect opportunity to share a recipe for those that have heart disease or are at risk for developing heart disease. We talked with Dr. Jennifer Bolton, a registered dietitian at Project Wellness 365, and professor at Metropolitan State University in Denver. She did […]

The Foods We Should All Be Eating

Nutrition is so important to our overall health. We talked with a registered dietician to get some healthy eating tips and ways to incorporate healthier food into your diet. Dr. Jennifer Bolton with Metro State University gave us some great information on Health Happens, our weekly Facebook Live show. She says there are certain foods […]

Healthy Holiday Recipes

For those of you who watched our Health Happens episode today, here are those healthy holiday recipes we promised you.

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, […]