Breakfast is truly the most important meal of the day.
Should I use butter? Eat only lean meat? Add olive oil to veggies? There is so much information about making healthy food choices that it can be overwhelming.
Ants on a log, frozen grapes, jicama soaked in lime juice — is your mouth watering? These are just a few examples of healthy snack choices that can provide you with the nutrients you need to maintain optimum focus and energy throughout the day.
What better way to add more veggies into your daily meals than by eating ones that you have grown? Gardening is an active hobby that can help instill lifelong healthy eating habits.
May 31 is World No Tobacco Day, an annual awareness day sponsored by the World Health Organization since 1987 to draw worldwide attention to the tobacco epidemic and the preventable death and disease it causes.
The skis and snowshoes are put away for another year, our trails and parks are drying up and I am ready for spring outdoor play.
Steamboat's reputation as an active community will be put to test during statewide fitness challenge
The competition is LiveWell's Get Movin' challenge, and it aims to get residents around the state to commit to doing at least 30 minutes of physical activity every day for 30 days.
One of the easiest tools that can be used to ensure a healthier diet is the Nutrition Facts label found on every product.
In Routt County, 82 percent of students and 71 percent of adults surveyed reported drinking one or more sugar-sweetened beverage every day.
There's Olympic fever in the Yampa Valley, so I asked a former Olympian, Caroline Lalive Carmichael, about how important drinking water was to her success.
It is common knowledge that for substantial health benefits we need to be physically active. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it is recommended that adults should engage in at least 2 1/2 hours of moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity per week.
LiveWell Northwest Colorado challenged the county to 5210 in October. The “2” component reminds us to engage in two hours or less of recreational screen time each day.
Enjoying the fall harvest of fruits and vegetables is one of the reasons for celebrating Thanksgiving — the fruits and vegetables are fresh, low cost and delicious.
LiveWell Northwest Colorado introduced the Let’s Go! 5-2-1-0 campaign to the community last year. The “5” component of the 5-2-1-0 message reminds us to eat at least five servings of fruits and vegetables per day.
It is time to create a culture shift where the healthy choice is the easy choice in our community. Be part of the solution; help us make Routt County the healthiest county in the state.