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Healthy Living – A nutrient dense, plant rich (NDPR) diet is best for preventing and reversing type 2 diabetes

A recent study published in the British Journal of Nutrition reported that higher plant protein intake is associated with a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes. In their analysis, they estimated that replacing one percent of calories from animal protein with calories from plant protein would decrease the risk of type 2 diabetes by 18 percent.1

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Pepper commissioned to officer in the U.S. Navy

NEW PORT, R.I.—Monte Vista native Chief David Pepper was commissioned to an officer in the United States Navy on Aug. 1.

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Skeffs honored by El Pomar Foundation

MONTE VISTA– More than 20 years of “demonstrating excellent leadership and service to the community” has earned Ray and Collette Skeff an “Award for Leadership and Service” through the El Pomar Foundation.

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Rio Grande Hospital keeps the dream going

DEL NORTE— Rio Grande Hospital hosted their annual fundraising event for the 11th year, Keeping the Dream Alive, on Saturday night, Aug. 12 at the Del Norte schools bus barn. The event included dinner, a brief program about the important healthcare needs which Rio Grande Hospital provides in Del Norte, Monte Vista, South Fork and Creede, a dinner and an auction.

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Baling twine recycling program taking off

MONTE VISTA— The baling twine recycling program has been improving the San Luis Valley for roughly a year and a half, but there is still a lot of twine out there to wrap up.

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