The Aug. 5 Wellness Wednesday, held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Children’s Hospital lobby, will offer free chair massages.
to a healthier weight? One helpful step is to choose nutrient-dense
foods. Nutrient-dense foods give the nutrients needed with
relatively fewer calories. Try the following:
- Foods with the lowest
amounts of solid fats (fat-free skim milk instead of whole milk;
non-fat yogurt instead of regular yogurt; foods with the lowest amounts
of added sweeteners such as unsweetened rather than sweetened
applesauce; added sugars include sucrose, high-fructose corn
syrup, corn syrup, dextrose, glucose, fructose, maltose, honey, and
molasses; fat-free cakes, cookies, and ice cream may have as much added
sugar as their higher fat counterparts, and they’re often high in
- Foods prepared with
less calorie input (skinless baked chicken instead of fried chicken and
fresh fruit instead of fruit pastry).
- Make sure to check the serving size when you read the label.
Upcoming Health 1st promoted events
Circuit Training—This free 30 minute interactive class teaches you how
to create a 30-minute circuit utilizing your own body and simple
equipment from a person trainer of MUSC’s Wellness Center. To register,
e-mail email@example.com .
Worksite Screening at Ashley River Tower—Valued at about $250, this
screening costs employees $15 or $42 depending on insurance coverage.
Includes blood chemistry profile, lipid profile, hemogram, blood
pressure and body mass index calculation. Register at http://www.musc.edu/medcenter/health1st and click on Worksite Screening.
For more information on Health 1st events, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, July 31, 2009