Eat Healthy, Stay Fit, Feel Confident Week begins today Virginia Lyons February 22, 2010 The Wellness Center is sponsoring “Eat Healthy, Stay Fit, Feel Confident Week,” a series of nutrition, fitness and other health-related informational events to help members of the UST community improve their lifestyles. The program starts today, Monday, Feb. 22, with daily events through Thursday, Feb. 25.The schedule:Nutrition for Everyday Athletes – Monday, Feb. 22 Sports nutritionist Carrie Peterson, team dietitian for the Twins, Wild, Lynx and Timberwolves, will speak with students, staff and faculty from noon to 1 p.m. in O’Shaughnessy Educational Center auditorium. E-mail the Wellness Center if you are interested in attending this talk; lunch with Peterson will be provided to the first 30 students who respond.Healthy Eating Table – Tuesday, Feb. 23 Wellness Center staff will be available during the convo hour (11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m.) outside of the north campus cafeteria to inform students about healthy food choices and snacks and to provide information on good nutrition.“America the Beautiful” movie showing – Wednesday, Feb. 24 “America the Beautiful” will be shown from 7 to 9 p.m. Grab a friend and head down to O’Shaughnessy Educational Center auditorium. There’s no need to bring treats; healthy snacks and drinks will be provided.Recycle your unhealthy magazines – Thursday, Feb. 25 The Wellness Center will promote healthy living by hosting a “throw your unhealthy magazines away” event. Staff will be available during convo hour (11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m.) in the Koch Commons foyer to dispose of your unhealthy magazines. (Those with inaccurate information.) When you turn in these publications, you will receive correct health facts and be rewarded.Quote campaign What is your favorite part of you? The Wellness Center wants to know. E-mail the center and include a quote and/or a picture of what you like about yourself and tell why you are proud to be you. Feel confident in your own skin. A banner of confidence will be made from these contributions.