July 24, 2017

Wellness Wednesdays

Bring your lunch to the UF HR Building (903 West University Ave.) the first Wednesday of each month from noon to 1 p.m. for presentations on a range of wellness topics provided by UF and UF Health experts.

Register to attend in-person for any of the following sessions by clicking on the links below. Or email hrs-wellness@ufl.edu to sign up to receive the livestream links each month and join us from your computer.

    • Incorporating the Mediterranean Diet into Your Life
      Wednesday, October 4 Register Now
      Julie England, Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent, UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County & Wendy Dahl, PhD, Associate Professor, UF/IFAS Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
      The Mediterranean Diet has been associated with reducing the risk of heart disease and other chronic conditions. Learn about the components of the Mediterranean lifestyle, potential health benefits and how to incorporate it in your everyday life.
    • Type 2 Diabetes: Actions Steps for Prevention
      Wednesday, November 1 Register Now
      Ryan Sanders, Registered Dietitian & Certified Diabetes Educator, UF Health
      Learn about the symptoms, risk factors and principles of prevention. Discover lifestyle tweaks that can help you prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes.
    • Exploring Food Fads
      Wednesday, December 6 Register Now
      Laura Acosta, MS, RDN, CSSD, LD/N, UF Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
      When it comes to nutrition, there are strong assertions about what we should and should not be eating. But which claims are credible, and which ones are just marketing hype? Join us in distilling the propaganda and discover what the science says about some of the current food and nutrition trends.