Cooking & Lifestyle

Dietary Fat: Friend or Foe?

2020-05-14T20:50:13+00:00September 19th, 2019|

Tips from our nutritionist, Lisa Biederman, CNTP Dietary fat has been a controversial topic for many years. Most of us grew up avoiding saturated fats like eggs and red meat because we were taught that they raise our cholesterol levels and cause heart disease. However, current research shows that healthy fats have many benefits. [...]

Eat Local This Summer

2020-05-14T21:31:32+00:00August 8th, 2019|

Where to find the freshest food in Colorado Heading into the summer months is a great time to consider the benefits of eating local. We live in a time when most foods are available to us year-round. But does this benefit us? Let’s consider a few reasons why eating local is a great option [...]

What to Eat While Traveling

2020-05-14T21:35:48+00:00August 8th, 2019|

Summer often results in a shift from our normal routine - with kids out of school and vacations, it’s a challenge to maintain a healthy diet. Too many changes in our eating can result in a recurrence of old symptoms and/or just not feeling optimal. Whether you take a trip or go on an [...]

New Study Links Gluten Sensitivity to Leaky Gut

2020-05-29T15:59:18+00:00June 24th, 2019|

This is the first study to show - without a doubt - that gluten sensitivity, leaky gut, and systemic inflammation are inextricably related. Stock image of bread skull and crossbones on white background The News: Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center recently published results of a groundbreaking study: the study provides biological [...]

Dr. Gerard Guillory explains benefits of a gluten-free diet – Fox 31 Interview

2020-06-11T16:36:24+00:00February 5th, 2019|

Gluten is a protein that's found in wheat, rye, and barley. It gives bread a doughy texture. 3 million people suffer from celiac disease - a disorder where the immune system attacks the intestine every time you eat gluten.The only way to know if you are sensitive to gluten is to avoid it for [...]

Brain Health Series #4 – Learn 10 Ways to Exercise Your Brain Today

2020-06-29T14:29:37+00:00August 27th, 2018|

Welcome to the fourth installment of our summer-long series around brain health. Our last article outlined which foods are best for your brain. Today, we discuss how to keep your brain sharp through exercise. A healthy brain needs plentiful gray matter (brain tissue), intricate connections between brain cells (neurons), and good blood flow. Through [...]

Safe Summer Grilling

2020-02-06T22:35:10+00:00May 25th, 2018|

The transition from spring into summer means one thing: it’s grill time! Firing up the grill is a great way to bring family and friends together, and the taste of a grilled steak or juicy burger is hard to beat. But there is a lot of confusion about the health effects of grilled [...]

Intermittent Fasting

2019-08-08T17:52:49+00:00June 1st, 2017|

Updated: Apr 26,2019 Intermittent fasting is gaining popularity in fitness and health circles as the latest dietary trend. Intermittent fasting refers to alternating times of fasting with times of feasting. Intermittent fasting protocols can be grouped into 3 categories: Alternate-Day Fasting. These protocols designate 1-3 days per week (or every other day) to fast. Non-fasting [...]