Exercise Strengthens Your “White Matter”

We all know that exercise is good for your heart, your lungs, your muscles and your overall well-being. It can also improve memory and other brain functions, but those studies have mainly focused on the gray matter in your brain. The gray matter is involved in muscle control, and sensory perception such as seeing and […]

Don’t Worry, Be Happy… and Healthy

Are you an excessive worrier? Many people who spend a lot of time worrying believe their concern is justified. However, worrying can actually take a toll on your mental and physical health. Take this 10 question test to help you determine if worrying is affecting your health.  Constant worrying can affect your everyday life so […]

Protein – Do we get it right?

(This guest post is authored by Julie Moore of Colorado Beef Council) Are we consuming protein in the right way? Many Americans eat more than 60% of their daily protein in one single large dinner meal – that doesn’t leave much room for protein at other meals or snacks! A growing body of evidence indicates that […]

Tis the Season of Fall Festivals

Fall is in the air and it’s a great time to get outside, breathe fresh air and enjoy the beauty of the autumn leaves. This is also the time of year when fall festivals abound! Pumpkin patches, corn mazes and tractor rides through fields of vegetation. When it comes to outdoor activities this fall, there […]

Five Tricks to Keep the Halloween Treats off Your Teeth

Halloween is around the corner and that brings a lot of excitement for children. Their biggest hope is for a ton of candy; the more the better! But, that bag of goodies can be a parent’s worst nightmare. According to a KidsHealth survey, most kids said they get at least 50 pieces of candy from […]

Hit the Trails with the Whole Family

(This guest post is authored by Melissa Daruna of Get Outdoors Colorado)Fall is a great time to get out and explore the trails. There is often a lot of wildlife to be seen, amazing fall colors on the leaves, and comfortable, cooler temperatures. Before you blaze ahead, check out these 5 tips for fun, safe family hiking: […]

Strengthen Your Life with 9Health Fair

After a full day at work fixing hot water heaters and steam boilers as a mechanical engineer, Bill was not surprised that he sometimes experienced stiffness in his joints. However, he hadn’t given it much thought over the last year. He just figured that’s the price you pay as you get older. At 57 years […]

Digital Detoxing – for the Health of It!

Have you ever thought about taking a break from your electronic devices? Technology has become such a large part of our daily lives that it can be hard to “unplug” or “turn it off”. Many of us have become used to the convenience of being socially connected to friends at a moment’s notice. It’s so […]

Stay in Good Health with 9Health Fair

With friends starting to see ailments more commonly, Brian and his wife, Penny, realized they could no longer take their health for granted.  Retirement was getting closer, and they knew they would need to stay in good health to start tackling their growing bucket list. They vowed to make their 9Health Fair visit an annual […]

Need a Nice Fix? Head to the Fall Colors!

Colorado is one of the best places to see the change in color that occurs in trees during the fall, but did you know that taking in the scenery could actually make you nicer? In a set of recent experiments, researchers at the University of Rochester in New York monitored the effects of natural versus […]