Nutrition

Nutrition

A Life Remembered: UI scientist changed the way we eat

URBANA — University of Illinois emeritus Professor Fred Kummerow declared war on trans fats, defended cholesterol and changed the way many of us eat.

He died Wednesday at his Urbana home at age 102.

Until shortly before his death, he was still studying fats, cholesterol and memory problems, which he blamed in part on cholesterol drugs.

Busey banking on fitness

About a year ago, Busey converted part of the first floor of its downtown Champaign office to a gym, complete with treadmills, ellipticals, weights and motivational messages on the walls.

Busey Wealth Management Assistant Vice President Bryan Snodgrass uses it several times a week.

Entertainment listings, May 18-25, 2017

SPECIAL EVENTS

This weekend

GARAGE SALE FOR A CURE

What: All proceeds going to American Cancer Society. Half-price sale and $2 a bag starting at 11 a.m. May 20.

When: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 19 and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 20.

Where: 1505 W. Charles St., C.

More info: Email jill@champaignrelay.org or call 979-1504.

To Your Health: Strawberries perfect for breakfast parfait

By BETH PERALTA

Seeing pints of strawberries is a welcome sight at farmers' markets! When they are in season, strawberries tend to be easier to find, taste sweeter and cost less than what we pay during the winter.

Eating strawberries fresh as a snack is a great way to enjoy this sweet fruit. They also work great in easy recipes, like our breakfast parfait.

30 Days, 30 Grads: Schlarman alum walking, talking a healthy lifestyle

LEBANON — Sydne Bryant never had to worry about the "Freshman 15."

The 22-year-old Danville woman stayed in shape throughout her undergraduate career thanks to her training regimen as a member of the women's softball team — first at Lincoln College, then McKendree University — and her own healthy eating habits and personal fitness routine.

Entertainment listings, May 11-18, 2017

SPECIAL EVENTS

This weekend

CASH BASH, A HOLT FAMILY BENEFIT

Entertainment listings, April 13-20, 2017

EGG HUNTS

NITE LITE EGG PURSUIT XXIV

What: Bring your basket and flashlight and join Lite Rock 97.5 WHMS to hunt for eggs filled with prizes. For ages 18 and older. Be on the lookout for the bronze, silver and gold eggs for a chance to win prize packages.

When: Register on-site, 7:15 to 8 p.m.; egg pursuit, 8:10 p.m. April 14.

Entertainment listings, March 30-April 6, 2017

EGG HUNTS

EGGS-PLORATION

What: A good, old-fashioned egg hunt. Bring a basket. For ages 1-13.

When: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 8. Hunt starts at noon.

Where: Douglass Park, 512 E. Grove St., C.

Cost: Free.

More info: Email katherine.hicks@champaignparks.com or call 819-3973.

FETCH! PET CARE HOPPIN' HOUND EGG HUNT

For the retirees, March 26-April 1, 2017

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, 48 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, phone 359-6500.

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

Agencies that serve area seniors wary of Trump's budget

CHAMPAIGN — Agencies serving older adults in East Central Illinois don't see much to like in President Trump's budget proposal, but they're not hitting the panic button yet.