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Resilient Skill Set

It would be great if everyone was born with a full repertoire of traits and skills for resilience. Since we are not, it is reassuring to know that with practice and training we can learn the behaviors, attitudes and skills necessary to increase our ability to spring back from challenges. There are four skill sets that are particularity helpful in developing resilience:

Ditching Dairy?

​Over the years, dairy alternatives have become incredibly popular. In fact, non-dairy sales are surging when compared to traditional dairy products, showing that many people are making the switch. Some reasons people may choose to remove dairy from their diets include lactose intolerance, allergies, veganism, and health concerns. Full-fat dairy contains high amounts of saturated fat, which can increase your risk of heart disease.

Issue 414, 2021 August/September University Edition

In This Issue: NEW! Go for the Gold with Health Plus Care Gap Alerts: Sickle Cell Disease with Emmanuel Volanakis, MD Suicide Prevention: A Time to ACT with Janet McCutchen, LPC, CEAP Occupational Safety: How to Have a Lock on Food Safety with Shaina Farfel, MSN, APRN, FNP-C Ask a Lifestyle Coach with Rachel Bowman, ccvvCHES Issue 414, 2021 August/September University Edition

The Power of Plants

The foods you eat greatly affect your health, from weight and blood pressure to risk of disease. Research has shown that eating a plant-based diet can have significant positive impacts on these health metrics over time. Plant-based foods are naturally lower in fat when compared to animal-sourced foods. They are also usually less processed and less expensive than animal-based foods.