Go Lite When You Grab A Bite
Jan 24, 2013
By the Center for Disease Control Families in America lead busy lives – balancing work, school, and play. Our busy schedules often mean eating more meals on the go. In 1960, over a quarter of the money spent on food in the United States was on food eaten away from home. By 2011, the money spent...
6 Local Food Recipes for Winter
Jan 23, 2013
It may be freezing outside, but that's no excuse to not eat delicious meals made with local food.  In partnership with the Local Foods Coalition and their Healthy Habits project, below are four delicious recipes for the winter that use one or more local foods. Bon Appetit! Hava Bean Salad...
Local Orgs Collaborate for Improved Health
Nov 12, 2012
Alamosa County Public Health has partnered with National Jewish Health, San Luis Valley Health, Rocky Mountain Prevention Research Center, Alamosa and Sangre de Cristo Schools, and Adams State University to improve health in our community. With Alamosa County Public Health as the lead organization...
25 Super Snacks with 100 Calories or Less
Oct 29, 2012
This article is based on information from the Center for Disease Control. Most of us like to snack.  Most of us also don't think to much about our snack; we just try to keep them small so we don't ruin our dinners or gain too much weight. What the Research Says Research has a lot to say about...
Care About Local Foods
Aug 15, 2012
Plant Your Dollars Close to Home Local farmers who sell directly to you receive a larger share of the profit and in turn spend their money with local merchants.  When money stays local, everyone benefits. Since 1935, the US has lost 4.7 million farms, with fewer than one million Americans now...
Smoothies Shake Up Breakfast
May 17, 2012
  Photo by Lauren Krizansky Del Norte High School students from left: freshman Kanessa Doulby, freshman Lacey Vanderpool, freshman Sadie Plane, sophomore Sheyanne Bell, freshman Alyssa Frank and Culinary Arts teacher Sandra Mueller. A smooth breakfast was whipped up for Del Norte students on...
7 Rules for Eating
Mar 12, 2012
You should be able to get the care you need when you need it! And remember, the easiest care you can get is the care you give yourself!  What better time to start than in March, during National Nutrition Month. With the season slowly changing and new years resolutions fading into the background...
Healthy Families: Remember the Basics
Nov 15, 2011
Start Your Child Off Right: Breakfast Start your child's day off right! I’m sure you’ve heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Breakfast is especially important for children. After sleeping all night on an empty stomach, a good meal in the morning is just what a growing body...
Breastfeeding Benefits for Baby
Nov 1, 2011
Renee Mackey with La Leche League talks about the many breastfeeding benefits for baby.  She describes breastfeeding as nature's perfect food.  Babies are born with no beneficial flora and with very little immunity. Breast milk has an ideal balance of fats, proteins and sugars...
PRO-Fit: Staying Fit Through the Holidays
Oct 26, 2011
Before we can even start talking about how to lose 20 pounds, you have to understand how not to gain 20 pounds.  At least that is the philosophy Valerie Hagedorn works from as the Program Coordinator for SLV Health’s PRO-Fit Lifestyles Program. Now entering its third year, PRO-Fit offers two...

Pages

Subscribe to Nutrition