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Healthy Eating: A sweet and sour chicken recipe

Sweet and sour chicken

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Superfood Tip: Quinoa a great grain for your body

What is quinoa? Pronounced KEEN-wah, this grain is native to South America and is the superfood of the week. Although it is somewhat similar to other grains such as rice, it cooks faster and has twice as much protein and fiber.

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Fitness Tip: Workouts more enjoyable when done with friends

Make your workout fit for you! Choose a routine, time of day, cardiovascular machine and a friend who will motivate you. Some people find it easier to exercise alone while others enjoy the company of a friend.

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TMH Living Well: Treat diabetic foot problems early on

If you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes, no doubt you’ve gone through quite a bit of life adjustments. Diabetes demands daily care and a shift in lifestyle habits toward healthy eating and regular exercise. It’s a lot to take on, but it’s well worth it. Keeping your diabetes in check means you’ll likely be able to prevent or delay the onset of complications that can result from unmanaged diabetes.

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Acupuncture helps people in Northwest Colorado detox

Acupuncture offers people overcoming addiction an alternative therapy to help with detox.

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Beauty Tip: Use a good face moisturizer

When trying to keep your face healthy and wrinkle free, be sure and use a good moisturizer after you clean your face each day.

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Fitness Tip: Yoga helps relieve stress, tension

If you’re looking for a new exercise in the new year, give yoga a try. It helps with flexibility, stress and tension in your muscles.

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Superfood Tip: Bone broth's amazing benefits

Homemade soup is a wonderful meal during winter months. In order to get the full health benefits of soup, try making your own bone broth.

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TMH Living Well: Heel pain? It might be plantar fasciitis

Stop for a second and appreciate your heels. It’s likely nothing you’ve ever done before, but heels are vital to keeping your body moving. Consider how your heels are responsible for carrying the weight of your body — that’s a lot of pressure! When you walk it’s estimated that you place 1.25 times your body weight on your heels, and more than double that when you run. It makes sense that your heels would be extra vulnerable to injury and damage. One common heel condition is plantar fasciitis.

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Health Briefs: Free eye exams for infants

News and events in health care.

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Healthy eating: Spinach mushroom muffin frittata

Spinach mushroom muffin frittata

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Northwest Colorado providers to decide on Proposition 106

The Colorado End-Of-Life Options Act, also known as Proposition 106, was passed by almost 65 percent of voters during the November general election and was signed into law by Governor John Hickenlooper on Dec. 16. The law allows “terminally ill adults in the final stage of life to request and receive from their doctor a prescription to bring about a peaceful death,” according to the Compassion & Choices website. Now regulators and medical providers are scrambling to establish policies and notifications in-line with the measure.

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Mindy Marriott tapped to lead REPS

Mindy Marriott is eager to build relationships around the community and recruit volunteers in her role as the new executive director of Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide.

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TMH Living Well: Suffering from a bony bump on your foot? Could be a bunion

Your feet are literally the foundation of your body, carrying you through your days. They rarely get a break until you lay down at night. When they are irritated or hurt you feel it, and it can become hard to stand, walk or be active the way you’d like.