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Health Promotion

woman reading a nutrition labelUnderstanding the information on a nutrition label can often be a confusing task. This is unfortunate as the provided information can aid you in choosing the right foods needed to live a healthy life.

Nutritional labels are composed of five sections:


diabetes finger testAlmost everyone knows someone who has diabetes. An estimated 26 million people in the United States—8 percent of the population—have diabetes, a serious, lifelong condition. Of those, about 19 million have been diagnosed, and 7 million have not yet been diagnosed. In 2010, about 1.9 million people aged 20 or older were diagnosed with diabetes.


When a baby's on the way, moms-to-be are often overwhelmed by advice and warnings from family, friends and even strangers.  But perhaps the most important advice is to stay as healthy as possible before and during your pregnancy. photo of pregant (belly) woman


NOTE:  During the break between quarters, the Wellness Resource Center (WRC) will have limited hours of operation, due to the student volunteers being away, and staff out of the office on a several occasions.

It would be best to set up an appointment to come in, and to avoid these days/times, when the WRC will be closed:
 


Note:   The University Health Education Leadership Program (UHELP) will be moving its base to Health & Wellness, a Department in Student Life, effective July 1, 2013.  See the UHELP website for updated information about this program.
 


  • Are you a new or returning student that wants to gain leadership experience?
  • Do you care about student health concerns?
  • Are you interested in public health?
  • Do you plan on attending a post-graduate program or medical school?

If so, SHAQ might be just what you are looking for!


NOTE:  During the break between quarters, the Wellness Resource Center (WRC) will have limited hours of operation, due to the student volunteers being away, and staff out of the office on a several occasions.

It would be best to set up an appointment to come in, and to avoid these days/times, when the WRC will be closed:


NOTE:  During the break between quarters, the Wellness Resource Center (WRC) will have limited hours of operation, due to the student volunteers being away, and staff out of the office on a several occasions.

It would be best to set up an appointment to come in, and to avoid these days/times, when the WRC will be closed:
 


NOTE:  During the break between quarters, the Wellness Resource Center (WRC) will have limited hours of operation, due to the student volunteers being away, and staff out of the office on a several occasions.

It would be best to set up an appointment to come in, and to avoid these days/times, when the WRC will be closed:


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