Nutrition check: What to eat to stay healthy during a pandemic

Surviving through a pandemic doesn’t mean you have to neglect your preventive health and nutrition.  In fact, now more than ever a healthy diet can help you protect yourself. Poor nutrition and unhealthy diets can lead to diet related diseases such as obesity, heart disease, diabetes and a variety of other nutrition-related diseases, small changes can help to prevent these […]

Boost your immunity with this recipe

One challenge right now is making easy, healthy meals at home. Due to the coronavirus, many of us are in our homes and maybe cooking more than we’re used to. We talked with Dr. Jennifer Bolton, a registered dietitian at Project Wellness 365, and a professor at Metropolitan State University in Denver. She shared an easy […]

Recipe: White bean chicken chili

One challenge right now is making easy, healthy meals at home. During the stay at home orders, due to the coronavirus, many of us are maybe cooking more than we’re used to. We talked with Dr. Jennifer Bolton, a registered dietitian at Project Wellness 365, and a professor at Metropolitan State University in Denver. She shared […]

Recipe: Minestrone soup

During the stay at home orders due to the coronavirus, many of us are making a lot more food at home than we’re maybe used to. We talked with Dr. Jennifer Bolton, a registered dietitian at Project Wellness 365, and a professor at Metropolitan State University in Denver. She shared an easy recipe for Minestrone soup […]

Reduce Your Diabetes Risk With Food

A healthy diet can help you prevent, manage and even reverse diabetes. You are what you eat and you can choose the right food to help you prevent or reduce your risk of diabetes. For American Diabetes Awareness Month, we talked with a variety of health experts about diabetes and how simple lifestyle changes can […]

Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk with Food

You are what you eat, and you can use food to prevent or reduce your risk of breast cancer. For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we talked with a couple of dietitians about good things to eat to reduce your risk of cancer and things that are good for those going through cancer treatment. Dr. Jennifer […]

Ways to Avoid Food Waste – Plus Recipes!

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxo-jKIjK7M[/embedyt] 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 […]

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 […]