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Steel Cut Oatmeal Bar with Roasted Pears

Looking for a healthy way to ring in the New Year? Try a make-your-own oatmeal bar for breakfast. This one features one of my favorite winter fruits– roasted pears.  If you have never tasted them before then you are in for a real treat. Start the oatmeal bar with hearty steel cut oats like the Trader […]

Students Prep for Finals with Study Day Recharge

Our third bi-annual Study Day Recharge was a huge success!  Almost 200 students enjoyed healthy refreshments and chair massages in the library this past Wednesday as we kicked off final exam week. This event is sponsored by the Furman Culinary Club, Department of Health Sciences, and Furman Library. What was on the menu?  It was […]

New FDA Regulations: Calorie Counts Required On Menu Boards

How well can you estimate calorie counts when dining out?  Let’s try a little pop quiz to see. Question #1.  How many calories are this Pizza Skin appetizer?   Answer:  2,050 calories   Question #2.  How about this Colossal Hamburger?   Answer: 2,060 calories ( fries are extra, of course )   Question #3.  What about […]

FUEL Spring 2015 Registration Open!

Registration is now open for the Spring 2015 session of FUEL.  Over the past five years, more than 140 faculty, staff, and spouses have learned how to transform health– one plate at a time. FUEL uses a simple plate-based model to guide food choices.  Participants are encouraged to conform meals toward the FUEL plate which […]

Study Day Recharge!

Attention Students! As you prepare for final exams, be sure to stop by our Study Day Recharge in the Library.  We will be offering free healthy refreshments and chair massages from HeadQuarters Day Spa. This event is sponsored by the Furman Library, Furman Culinary Club, and Department of Health Sciences. (click the image above to […]

Spring 2015 FIT Rx Registration is open!

FIT Rx will be back by popular demand in Spring of 2015.  We will have our largest group of trainers ever!  Eighteen Health Science majors will be available to offer individualized exercise training for up to 72 members of the Furman faculty, staff, and spouses at no cost. New participants are welcome and will be […]

Special thanks to our Fall 2014 FIT Rx trainers

The Fall 2014 FIT Rx session is coming to a close.  We would like to extend our gratitude to the Health Science majors who participated in the internship program and offered their time and talents to help promote health within the Furman community. The Fall FIT Rx trainers are pictured above:  (top row from left […]