Harvest of the Month

Each month we will be highlighting a local, seasonal fruit or vegetable. Harvest of the Month will help connect our UW Health community with fresh, seasonal eating all year long.

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Stairs for Wellness - “Your Passport to the World”

Climb skyscrapers from all around the world to incorporate physical activity during your work day. Participate in our simple stair walking program, Stairs for Wellness.

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Take Action: Quit Tobacco, Start Healing

When you're ready to quit, Wellness Options at Work provides resources to keep you focused on your commitment to quit tobacco and restore your health.

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Harvest of the Month

Stop by the Harvest of the Month table to sample tasty & creative cabbage recipes! 

Four Lakes Café 
Wednesday, January 18th
11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Harvest of the Month

Culinary Services is partnering with Wellness Options at Work and Clinical Nutrition for our 2017 Initiative: “Harvest of the Month: Eat Seasonal, Sustainable, and Sensible.” 

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Maintain Don’t Gain: Final Week

It is now the final week of our Maintain, Don’t Gain Holiday Challenge. We hope you feel confident when looking back at the positive changes you have made in the past 7 weeks! Why stop? Carry these healthy habits you learned and practice them into the New Year!

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Maintain, Don’t Gain: Personal Goals

A new feature of this year’s Maintain, Don’t Gain was to identify two personal goals that will improve your well-being over the holidays. Have you found that these personal goals are the easiest or hardest boxes to check? Why is that? 

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Maintain, Don’t Gain: Meal Time Strategy

ss_183968471_buffet_600Most holiday gatherings inevitably include lots of rich food. Whether it is Grandma’s apple pie or your Aunt’s famous casserole. Even if the family tradition includes delicious desserts, it is still possible to enjoy the traditions without sabotaging your goals. Having a strategy can help.

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Maintain, Don’t Gain: Relax and Unwind

rocks-and-oceanAt this time of year, schedules get busy and quite often we spend our moments thinking about future events and tasks instead of being in and enjoying the present moment. Being mindful and practicing relaxation techniques could be just what you need to bring cheer to this holiday season! READ MORE

Maintain, Don’t Gain: Winter Activities

ss_26639734_ski_woodsWe are in week four of Maintain, Don’t Gain, how’s it going? Has the change in daylight and temperature impacted your exercise? We are here to help!

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Eating Well: Farm To Table!

carrots-in-basketMonday, December 5 – the Four Lakes Cafe Comfort Station at University Hospital is receiving a makeover!

By changing items now served at Farm To Table, formerly known as the Comfort Station, we are able to highlight the exceptional, local & seasonal products that we have been sourcing since the beginning of 2016. READ MORE

Maintain, Don’t Gain: Buddy Up

Amanda White and Margaret Birrenkott at Body Combat Class!When you are embarking on changing habits or behaviors, getting the right support is your key to your success. Telling others about your goals creates accountability. Not only does it give people an invitation to ask you about your progress, but it also reminds you why you embarked on this journey in the first place. 

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Sleep Well: Incorporate Daily Movement

walkingRestorative sleep may become easier when you find time to incorporate daily movement. Create time to combat emotional and stress fatigue with “feel good” movement. READ MORE