Fitness

12 Natural Cold Remedies Examined: What Works and What Doesn’t
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Cold season is upon us. Vitamin D levels are down. People are cloistered indoors. Kids are walking petri dishes. Drug stores are advertising free flu shots. It’s that time of year. I’m sure a few of you are even sniffling as you read this, or maybe trying to ignore the pain of swallowing with a […]

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5 things you need to know if you ever visit Ouray Ice Park
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Chances are that you’ve heard of the Ouray Ice Park, but if you’re not already an ice climber, you may not know much about visiting it. Ouray is a small town surrounded by big mountains in adjacent national forest land. Guided backcountry skiing, soaking in the hot springs and snowshoeing are just a few of […]

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Despite a lack of natural snow, every Summit County ski area is opening new terrain this weekend
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By Taylor Sienkiewicz, Summit Daily FRISCO — On the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 13, Keystone Resort and Breckenridge Ski Area announced the opening of additional base areas and terrain for Saturday. Keystone will open the Mountain House base area and the Peru Chair. Keystone spokeswoman Loryn Roberson said more Saturday terrain might be announced Friday. Breckenridge will open its […]

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Dear Mark: Homocysteine, Some Kefir Questions, and the Stress of Worrying
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For today’s edition of Dear Mark, I’m answering a bunch of questions from readers. The first one concerns another inflammatory marker, homocysteine. How could CRP be low but homocysteine be high? What could cause that? Next, I answer a barrage of kefir questions, including ones on kefir carb counts, pasteurized kefir, and water and coconut […]

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Alterra buying Vermont ski area, bringing its resort count up to 15
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WARREN, Vt. — Denver’s Alterra Mountain Company says it has entered an agreement to buy Sugarbush Resort in Vermont. The purchase would increase Alterra Mountain’s total year-round mountain destinations to 15 in six states and three Canadian provinces. Alterra’s chief executive officer said Wednesday that it’s excited to expand in the Northeast. It also owns […]

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Heritage Turkey and Mashed Parsnips
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Thanksgiving is only a couple weeks away and in the United States this means one thing: turkey. Few other foods seem to dominate a holiday like this bird with a mind-boggling demand of 45+ million turkeys each Thanksgiving). Last week we offered a Primalized update—and upgrade—to the traditional pumpkin pie. This week we thought we’d […]

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Aspen Skiing Co. among those saying goodbye to ski wax, hello to Phantom
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It is one of those products that seems too good to be true — except in this case, it’s winning over hardcore skiers, snowboarders and ski-tuning experts. A new, waxless base treatment product called Phantom claims to eliminate the need to ever wax your boards again, for their lifetime. It is a one-time, permanent application. […]

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