Food

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Helping you keep your New Year's Resolution
January 26, 2018

It’s a few weeks into the New Year, and your resolutions might already be falling by the wayside. That initial dedication is still there, but your methods might have reached a roadblock, and that’s ok! The whole point behind resolutions is self-improvement, and any attempt to better yourself should

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Dissecting the Thanksgiving dinner table
November 20, 2017

Thanksgiving: where family, fun, and food are a given. But so is the inevitable turkey coma. Why does our body react this way to the food on the Thanksgiving dinner table? We’re going to break down the different foods that may be featured in your spread, and how each one negatively or positively imp

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Six seasonal superfoods to keep on your grocery list this fall
October 9, 2017

At the first sign of a drop in summer temperatures, it might be a natural inclination to want to consume all things Pumpkin Spice, but all that added sugar won’t keep the cold at bay when the fall leaves begin to turn. The autumn harvest that occurs between September and November brings a bounty of

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Want to feel healthier? Start with better food choices.
August 15, 2017

Do you think you are a pretty healthy eater? Or are you trying to lose that last five pounds, feel more energetic or develop a more mindful approach to eating?

Here are four food-oriented behavior tweaks that can help you make better food choices overall.

1. Portion Control

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Bright Health teams up with Centura Health to bring nutritional, mindfulness expertise to you
August 3, 2017

This summer and fall, Bright Health is hitting the streets! We’re packing up some of our valuable health resources and fun goodie bag treats and taking to the open road on our way to Colorado Springs, Summit County and around the Denver metro area. We sure hope you’ll join us!

**Where are we going?

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Three summer picnic dilemmas and how to navigate them
July 25, 2017

Outdoor picnics are one of summer’s greatest pastimes. They’re a time to enjoy the outdoors, catch up with friends and family and get a change of pace and scenery. However, they can also be tricky venues to navigate if you’re following a specific diet—either for weight loss or other health needs.

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Summertime in Colorado: how to make the most of your trip to the farmers market
May 30, 2017

There’s something for everyone at a farmers market: food, conversation, entertainment and sunshine. Luckily there is no shortage of farmers markets available in Colorado. As you gear up to revisit your beloved neighborhood market or explore some new ones this season, check out these tips for making

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Four on-the-go breakfasts to help start each day on the right foot
March 28, 2017

We have all had those weeks where breakfast falls to the wayside. You had every intention of cooking a healthy breakfast and having the time to blissfully enjoy it before starting your day; but, hectic schedules, unforeseen events or hitting the snooze button a few extra times waylays your plans. So

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Q&A with Lisa Poggas, RD: How to take a (healthy) bite out of February
February 21, 2017

There’s nothing quite like sinking your teeth into a ripe piece of fruit. Packed with flavor, bursting with nutrients and grown with limited or no pesticides, foods that are in season are better for your health and your wallet. Identifying foods that are in season is the key to tastier, healthier me

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