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Health Science Major Breakfast

Attention Health Science Majors! Please join your Health Science Faculty and Staff for a free breakfast on Friday, November 7 on the PAC Porch. Drop in between 7:30 a.m.- 9 a.m. Hope to see you there!

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: How to Find Winter Fruit for Breakfast

Many of our FUEL participants strive to make 1/2 of their breakfast fruit, 1/2 of their lunch vegetables, and 1/2 of their dinner vegetables. The problem is that common fruits like berries, peaches, and melon, are out of season during the winter months.  This means that they are pretty expensive and not very tasty. So […]

Breast Cancer: A Survivor’s Perspective

Alpha Kappa Alpha will be hosting a Breast Cancer Lecture this week featuring leading oncologists and a breast cancer survivor.  Dr. Brian McKinley, Surgical Oncologist from Greenville Health System and Dr. Shirnett Matthews, Radiation Oncologist from Greenville Health System will provide an overview of breast cancer, how to reduce risk, and the importance of early […]

Furman Culinary Club Samples Flavors from the Mediterranean

 This Sunday, the Furman Culinary Club hosted their first workshop for the school year featuring flavors from the Mediterranean. Special thanks to the workshop host Avery Hudson and Furman Culinary Club president Yolanda Jiang for coordinating such a fun event! Avery (on the left in the photo below) was excited to share some of her […]

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: A week’s worth of healthful convenience foods

  No time to cook?  Not a problem. My mission this week was to feed my family of four without cooking from a recipe or resorting to restaurant food. I was on the hunt for healthful convenience foods that wouldn’t break my budget…and they had to please my husband and two kids ages 6 and […]

What’s in your coffee? How to spot hidden trans fats in food

Pop quiz… this coffee creamer label states that a one tablespoon serving contains “0 grams of trans fat”. So does that mean that it actually contains “0 grams of trans fat?” Answer:  Nope. Since 2006, the Food and Drug Administration has required food manufacturers to list the amount of trans fats on food labels. However, anything less […]

CLP: Gene Baur speaks about Ethical and Sustainable Food Choices

Gene Baur, Farm Sanctuary President and Co-founder, presents “Ethical and Sustainable Food Choices” a thought-provoking look at the profound impacts of our food choices. Speaking from decades of experience, Baur’s nonjudgmental approach appeals to a wide variety of audiences, ranging from legislative and agribusiness groups to schools and religious and social organizations. He discusses the […]

New Report: 50% of cancers are preventable

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) just released an important new report— more than 50% of cancers are preventable. More specifically, the report states that “more than 50 percent of the 585,720 cancer deaths expected to occur in the United States in 2014 will be related to preventable causes.” This is important news and […]