|Wellness Center, U2 announce new courses|
The Wellness Center and University Within the University (U2) announce new courses:
Beat the Bug from Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota
Oct. 10, noon to 12:30 p.m. or 12:45 to 1:15 p.m.
Memorial Union, River Valley Room
Don’t spend the winter sniffling! Learn ways to avoid the winter cold and flu bugs, be more comfortable if you do catch one, and learn when to see a doctor. Come to this session and you’ll also learn more about antibiotics and your body’s potential resistance to them. You get a prize for showing up. Presenter: Milissa Van Eps, a Blue Cross Blue Shield member education consultant.
Stress Management from Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota
Nov. 14, noon to 12:30 p.m. or 12:45 to 1:15 p.m., Memorial Union, River Valley Room
Stress is a burst of energy, so use it to your advantage. Learn about the differences between good and bad stress and how you can balance them. This session will help you stay motivated and not get overwhelmed with life’s everyday stressors. You get a free prize for showing up! Presenter: Milissa Van Eps, a Blue Cross Blue Shield member education consultant.
Nov. 3, 1 to 3 p.m. or Nov. 25, 1 to 3 p.m., Wellness Center classroom and Burnt Toast demonstration kitchen
DASH where? No, it’s not a race, it’s Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. Are you on blood pressure medication? Has your doctor told you to cut back on your sodium intake? Are you the cook in the house looking for some ideas to cut out the salt shaker? Jennifer Haugen, licensed registered dietitian, will take you through the steps to improve your eating habits without using the salt shaker. Register through U2 (see below). Class is limited to 20.
Health for the Holidays Challenge
Nov. 18, 5 to 6:30 p.m. or Dec. 4, noon to 1:30 p.m. or Dec. 9, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wellness Center Burnt Toast kitchen
Food, food, everywhere. It’s tough to say no to the holiday treats. So make them healthful, and then say “YES!” Come to Burnt Toast (the demonstration kitchen at the Wellness Center) for the “Health for the Holidays” series and learn how to alter your yummy treats so they become healthful, yummy treats. Want to brag about a healthful recipe that you already use? Send it to Work Well. If it’s selected, you will win a cookbook and a chance to help Jennifer Haugen, our licensed registered dietitian, in the kitchen.
Register through U2 online at www.conted.und.edu/U2 or e-mail U2@mail.und.edu or phone 777-2661 or 1-800-342-8230 (toll free).
-- Denis F. MacLeod, U2 Coordinator, University Within the University, firstname.lastname@example.org, 701-777-0720