Nutrition

Nutrition

For the retirees, May 12-19, 2019

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Graves, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500.

RSVP and the Stevick Senior Center are administered by Family Service of Champaign County.

For the retirees, May 5-12, 2019

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Graves, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500.

RSVP and the Stevick Senior Center are administered by Family Service of Champaign County.

To Your Health | Enjoy flavors of spring with roasted asparagus

Fresh, local asparagus in the stores or markets is a sure sign that spring is here to stay. This recipe is a simple-to-prepare, flavorful dish to pair with grilled burgers, fish, or Portobello mushrooms. It is a fun recipe for kids to help with, too. Kids can help by snapping the ends off the asparagus spears and whisking together the dressing.

Family Life | 10 tips to creating healthy eating habits

This article is from UI Extension Family Life intern Emily Baine.

Given the choice between a cheeseburger and a salad, I would choose the cheeseburger. There is nothing wrong with that, but finding a healthy balance is what is key in trying to live a healthier lifestyle.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture gives us 10 tips to making better food choices:

For the retirees, April 14-21, 2019

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Graves, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500.

RSVP and the Stevick Senior Center are administered by Family Service of Champaign County.

Empty Tomb distributing groceries as part of Mega Work-A-Thon 'Week of Grace'

URBANA — Dozens of local families have been receiving a week's worth of groceries, courtesy of local churches and the Christian service organization Empty Tomb.

The food distribution is part of Empty Tomb's 10th Mega Work-A-Thon "Week of Grace."

People from 23 churches will gather to celebrate "Week of Grace" at 10 a.m. Saturday at Faith Community Church, 2111 N. Willow Road, U.

The Health Reporter Is In, April 5, 2019

Q: Can eating too much candy and dessert give you type 2 diabetes?

A: Consuming too much sugar doesn't directly cause diabetes. But consuming too many sweets can be a link in the chain, because that can lead to weight gain, which in turn raises the risk for pre-diabetes and diabetes.

For the retirees, March 31-April 7, 2019

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Graves, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500.

RSVP and the Stevick Senior Center are administered by Family Service of Champaign County.

Religion calendar, March 29-April 5, 2019

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For the retirees, March 24-31, 2019

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Graves, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500.

RSVP and the Stevick Senior Center are administered by Family Service of Champaign County.

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