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Nutrition 101: From A to Zinc
September 11, 2007, Volume 54, No. 3

If you’re like most people, you have plenty of questions about nutrition: What should I eat before and after a workout?  How can I choose smarter, healthier foods at the grocery store or in a restaurant?  Which vitamins should I be taking, if any?  Get answers to these questions and more when you join Human Resources for the Fall 2007 wellness series Nutrition 101: From A to Zinc.  For more information about the workshops included in this series and to register, visit www.hr.upenn.edu/quality/wellness/workshops.asp or contact Human Resources at (215) 898-5116 or suzsmith@hr.upenn.edu.

Pre- and Post-Workout Meals; September 26; noon to 1 p.m.; free. When you work out, good nutrition is essential to achieve results, recover and get that burst of energy you need. Gain the skills and knowledge you need to maintain a healthy diet and keep your body fit–before and after workouts.  You’ll learn the importance of maintaining a proper diet, what your pre- and post-workout diet should consist of and some good dietary supplements for you to use. This workshop will be led by Dr. Stella Volpe, associate professor of nutrition from Penn’s School of Nursing.

—Division of Human Resources

Almanac - September 11, 2007, Volume 54, No. 3