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Colorado’s the least obese, most active, eighth healthiest state

Gov. John Hickenlooper attributes Colorado's status as the least obese and most active state to Coloradans' love of the outdoors.   Colorado ranks as the least...

Students, Polis agree pizza not a vegetable; Congress not so sure

U.S. Rep. Jared Polis is trying to convince Congress that pizza is not a vegetable.

Sugary corn industry leader sets us straight about high fructose goodness

In swift response to half of a phrase buried in a sentence in the brief item that was part of this post, the president of the Corn Refiners Association begs to differ. The other day, we noted Boulder Valley schools are considering adopting a new "wellness policy" that would discourage cupcakes on birthdays and replace chicken nuggets with roast chicken on lunch menus. We also quoted Beth Cooper, the nutrition services director for the school district, who told the school board, "We're eliminating trans fats and high fructose corn syrup."

State Has Lowest Obesity Rate, But It’s Rising

Colorado has the lowest adult obesity rate in the nation, according to a report released Monday by the non-profit Trust for America's Health. But...

We’re Not Fat

We're the least obese state in the nation, according to a new study out today from Trust for America's Health. Nationwide, obesity rates have gone...
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