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July 2019

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Now that school is out, it's easy to lose sight of the hard work you have put in this year. This month focuses on summer nutrition, with tips and tricks to help guide you into making healthy decisions through all the BBQ's, graduation parties, and picnics.

Weekly Resources, Events, and Articles

Week 1: July 3, 2019


Warm Weather Guide to Healthier Eating

Looking for new, inventive ways to improve your eating habits? Warm weather can create better nutritional habits. From longer days to seasonal produce, the next few months are a great time to make your diet reach new heights.


Week 2: July 10, 2019

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Eating for Healthy Vision

An explosion of food-related research shows a strong connection between food and health. Growing evidence supports the idea that vitamins and minerals in various foods fuel your body and protect vision for the long haul. Leland Carr, OD, demonstrates the importance of "developing good eating habits and taking in the right nutrients" and provides tips to keep your eyes and body healthy in this VSP artile.


Week 2: July 17, 2019


Summer Fruits & Their Incredible Benefits

Summer fruits have been known to give you energy and nutrients your body needs, help cool you down and stay hydrated, and can even help protect you from the sun. This article highlights the best summer fruits to benefit your health, along with which ones have been found to be effective in treating and preventing a variety of health conditions.



Week 3: July 24, 2019

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Food Demo: Beat the Heat

Learn about the top foods and drinks to keep you cool in the summer heat! Adding these simple foods to your day can help fill you up without weighing you down. We'll be mixing up refreshing gazpacho, rainbow summer rolls, grilled peach summer salad and a bonus easy grilled peach dessert!

WHEN: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

ENROLL: CSU Learn course - Beat the Heat


Week 3: July 31, 2019

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Pop-Up Fitness: Zumba

As a dance-based form of fitness, zumba acts as a full-body workout, engaging almost every muscle group of the body in a smooth, comprehensive fitness routine. What makes it so effective is the combination of aerobic and resistance training, promoting endurance, improving posture, and boosting confidence.

WHEN: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

ENROLL: CSU Learn course - Zumba