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Anschutz Health and Wellness Center

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CU Researching Why Exercise Doesn’t Work For Everyone

Researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine are trying to figure out why exercise helps some people lose weight, but leaves others frustrated.

02/18/2014

The yumPower app (credit: CBS)

State-Wide Initiative To Eat Healthy In Colorado, Uses Website & App

There’s now an easier way to eat healthy in Colorado. It involves a website, a smartphone application, a unique state-wide initiative, and hundreds of restaurants are on board.

05/22/2013

The endobarrier blocks fats from being absorbed (credit: CBS)

Endobarrier Blocks Certain Foods, Could Curb Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers are studying a new way to treat people with Type 2 Diabetes with a barrier that blocks some harmful foods.

04/04/2013

"Salt Sugar Fat: How The Food Giants Hooked Us" (credit: CBS)

Investigative Author Believes Convenience Foods Are Designed To Hook People

Sure they taste good, but are convenience foods specially designed to hook us? A new book makes the case.

03/20/2013

CBS4's Kathy Walsh (credit: CBS)

CU Study Compares Losing Weight With Water & Diet Drinks

‘Tis the season for resolutions, and losing weight is usually near the top of the list. But are diet drinks as good as water for dropping those excess pounds? There’s a study under way in Colorado to find the answer.

12/31/2012

5th Gear Kids at Coyote Hills Elementary (credit: CBS)

5th Graders ‘Gearing Up’ To Spread Word About Healthier Living

Thousands of Colorado fifth-graders are gearing up to spread the word about healthier living. The program is called “5th Gear Kids.” The mission is teaching the concept of energy balance.

11/14/2012