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September 10, 2014

To Snack or Not to Snack?

Snacking

A snack is considered a small amount of food eaten between meals. Americans are snacking at higher rates than ever. According to the USDA’s food surveys of Americans, both the amount of snacking and the caloric density of the snacks has increased since 1977. It is estimated that 84% of adults snack which provides about […]

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April 16, 2014

Own Your Health: 9Health Fair at Front Range Community College

HealthFair

If you watch 9 News, I am sure you have heard of the 9Health Fair. But did you know that last year 9Health Fairs had 72,000 participants in 140 locations with 16,000 volunteers which donated 3.1 million worth of time and talent? Did you also know that Front Range Community College hosts 2 of those […]

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November 2, 2011

Nutrition for Your Health: Put Your Diet on a Budget

Nutrition

If you had to pay 1 cent for each calorie you ate, would you have enough money to visit Chipotle? Let’s do the math: A chicken burrito would cost you $10.30 (hold the guacamole!), or 1,030 calories. Add those salty lime chips with guacamole and a 16-ounce bottled tea, and you’d be at $19.50 or […]

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