Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Staff Council

September is National Cholesterol Awareness Month

Posted on September 19, 2012

As the old saying goes "an apple a day keeps the doctor away."   If only it were that simple!  Hidden fats in our food are known to be linked to high cholesterol, heart disease, obesity, diabetes, and other health ailments. We are bombarded with warnings about "hidden fats," "bad fats" and are often left to guess about foods that contain the "good fats" that we need in our diets.  Reading labels to decipher fat terminology pose a real challenge for even the most health conscious among.

There is no need to struggle through confusing or conflicting information any longer! Click here for Welcome to Wellness Online.  This on-line resource, sponsored by United Health Care, has information that is sure to help you make healthy and informed food choices for you and your family.  You will find recipes, useful links to related sites and videos.  And, there is a detailed list of the "yes" foods to add to your weekly grocery list.

Here's to your health!

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