Wellness Workshops

A variety of nutrition wellness workshops are being offered during fall 2020. Wellness workshops will be held virtually through Microsoft Teams. Registration is required. Please email Jen Bailey, Fitness & Wellness Director, jennifer.bailey@kzoo.edu.

You vs. Illness- Win with a Healthy Immune System!
Thursday, October 8, 12-12:45 p.m.

Colds, Flu, Coronavirus- when your opponents are invisible, and on the offensive, your best defense against them is a healthy immune system. Boosting and maintaining your immune system through diet and other lifestyle behaviors should be #1 in your game plan to give your best chance of fighting, and winning, through one of the toughest seasons ever.

Plant Power
Wednesday, October 21, 12-12:45 p.m.

Plants truly are powerful. Loaded with vitamins, minerals, fiber, and phytonutrients, and NOT loaded with saturated fat, sugar, or sodium, plants can have a huge impact on your health today, tomorrow, and far into the future. Eating a wide variety, and the right amount, of the many edible parts of plants can help lower blood pressure, reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke, prevent some types of cancer, lower the risk of eye and digestive problems, and control blood glucose levels.

Happy (Healthy) Holidays Year ‘Round!
Friday, November 6, 12-12:45 p.m.

Healthy eating through the holidays can be a challenge especially when you realize that holiday celebrations happen year ’round. This presentation will cover basic nutrition information and behavior strategies to help you stay on track with your nutrition goals as you celebrate any, and all, holidays!