|Vol. 17, No. 18||Feb. 5, 1998|
Most people know how to eat healthy, so why are so many of us overweight? In many cases, it's not WHAT you are eating, but HOW MUCH! Learn what portion sizes are recommended for good health and see how they compare to the amounts we typically eat, in a program scheduled from noon-1 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 24, in Room 236 Alison Hall, and from noon-1 p.m., Friday, Feb. 27, in Room 201 Carpenter Sports Building.
The cost is $10 Wellness Dollars.
This is an ideal program for employees who are interested in nutrition, but who are unable to attend sessions in person. Participants will receive information through campus mail each week on a variety of nutrition-related topics. Packets will contain material that is concise and encourages participants to work on gradual improvements in eating behaviors.
This program begins Feb. 20, and participants will receive material for eight weeks.
The cost is $20 Wellness Dollars.
There are lots of easy ways to prepare healthy foods-you don't have to slave over the stove. During this presentation, participants will learn how to prepare low-fat foods quickly and easily, and they will be able to taste the results for themselves. Class will be held from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 19, in Room 201 Alison Hall (Alumni Room).
Pre-registration is required, and space is limited. The cost is $10 Wellness Dollars.
This program has been revised as a result of employee feedback. Attend sessions every OTHER week over an eight-week period. The sessions are taught by a registered dietitian who embraces the non-dieting approach. Learn sensible strategies for promoting weight loss and improving well-being. There are optional weigh-ins. Sessions are from noon-1 p.m., beginning Wednesday, Feb. 18, in 101C Pearson Hall. Cost is $35 Wellness Dollars per person.
To register for any of these programs, call the Wellness Center at 831-8388.