November 2017 archive

Nov 30

Making Thanksgiving Leftovers Healthy

If you happen to snag a post-Thanksgiving deal on turkey at your grocery store, we wanted to share this fantastically flavorful lean protein dish that is simply and easy to prepare. If you’re not already a fan of sriracha, it is an addictively tasty hot sauce made from several varieties of sun-ripened chiles, garlic, vinegar …

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Nov 21

Working Off Thanksgiving!

It happens each year: The dishes you’ve been craving all season long are finally passed around the table, and before you know it your plate is piled up to your head with turkey, stuffing, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes — all smothered with a heaping portion of gravy. It’s a masterpiece, yes. But it’s also a single meal that …

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Nov 10

How to Read a Nutrition Label

Title: When you see the title “Nutrition Facts,” you know this is the current information label approved by the Food and Drug Administration. Serving Size: Is your serving the same size as the one on the label? If you eat double the serving size listed, you need to double the nutrient and calorie values. If you eat …

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Nov 08

Winter Series Weight Watchers

We are proud to announce that we will be partnering with Weight Watchers during the new year to offer a 12 week weight management program. The program will run January 22, 2018 – April 28, 2018. Below is a list of the dates and times of the meetings, please RSVP to the one you would …

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Nov 07

Men’s Health Movember

Grow out your stache or snap on your Groucho Marx glasses and send a picture to wellness@svvsd.org to be entered for a chance to win on of our weekly drawings!

Nov 07

Weight Watchers: Check Out A Meeting For Free and go Beyond The Scale

Deal Days! During weeks 8 and 9 of the current weight watchers series at St. Vrain Valley School District, all employees are invited to attend a free weight watchers session! If you choose to register for the upcoming weight watchers series (January – April) there will be a 15% discount for enrollment! The District has …

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Nov 07

To Succeed in Life, You Need Three Things: a Wishbone, a Backbone, and a Funny Bone

Did You Know? You may think of your bones as a growing organism, but bone tissues are broken down and rebuilt all the time. As we age, however, this regrowth process begins to decline and many of us begin to lose more bone than we build. For some people this can lead to osteoporosis, a …

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Nov 07

Healthy Holidays Challenge

The holidays are hectic and oftentimes healthy habits are shoved to the wayside. On average, Americans gain one to four pounds every holiday season that they never lose. Over time, those pounds add up! So, let’s head into 2018 a little bit healthier. Join the Weigh and Win Healthy Holiday Challenge and enjoy the holidays …

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Nov 06

What’s in Season in November?