Category Archives: Health and Nutrition

Why are we HAPPY in Boulder?

Happy in Boulder! What does "balance" have to do with happiness? By Arn Rasker Defining Happiness is a tricky subject.   Possibly because the term is generally a subjective one to start with.  But, somehow, those of us that live in Boulder have the privilege of living in what magazines have described as "The Happiest…
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What went wrong with the Colorado health co-op

When Obamacare passed, I just cried. I watched the votes come in,” says Emilyn Inglis of Lyons. Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 7, Inglis has been regularly seeing doctors and filling prescriptions for the last 29 years. As a performing musician and self-employed music teacher, Inglis had been paying her own medical bills,…
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Arugula’s Alec Shuler started with chicken and rice

After earning a biology degree in 1995 from the University of Colorado, Alec Schuler had two urgent goals. “To travel and to ski,” he said with a smile as he sat with a cappuccino at Laughing Goat Coffeehouse. To finance his excursions he worked in restaurants, mainly as a waiter and eventually realized that he…
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Mumtaz Mediterranean Food elevates street fare

In four street food dishes, Mumtaz cultivated unique flavor and elevated the routine to the exceptional. The first dish was a lamb and beef gyro on a pita. The meats were broiled and grilled, then sliced in half-centimeter-thick slabs and laid atop thick, chewy pita bread. The sandwich was perfectly balanced, with meat slabs going…
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