Buckeye Wellness Innovator Newsletter : April 2016

Welcome! The CFAES Buckeye Wellness Innovator Newsletter will serve as your resource for improving your health and well being. The newsletter highlights local events, important dates and much more!

In This Issue:

Biometric Screening

Buckeye Wellness Events


Your Plan for Health (YP4H) Incentive Program

  1. Early Bird Bonus Points!

    Avoid the rush this fall and receive bonus points when you complete an "early" biometric health screening in 2016!

    January 1 - March 31:    200 YP4H Points

    April 1 - June 30:            100 YP4H Points

    Click here for more information.

  2. Highlighted Events in April

    Tuesday April 5: Successful Co-Parenting: Relationships

    Tuesday April 5, 12, 19, 26, May 3 and 10: Live Smart for a Healthy Heart

    Thursday April 7, 14, 21 and 28: Fitting in Fitness!

    Wednesday April 20: Estate Planning 101 - Part 1

    Wednesday April 27: Fit After 50!

  3. Amazing Race Registration Open

    The Amazing Race for Wellness, presented by the Office of the Chief Wellness Officer and Buckeye Wellness, is a team competition based on the popular TV show. Gather a team of four Ohio State faculty, staff and their spouses or same sex partners and register here for a time slot on Wednesday, April 20.                                                                                    

  4. Steak & Peach Salad with Lemon Dressing


    • 1 1/2 pounds lean beef cut (i.e. top sirloin, flank steak, strip steak)
    • 2 teaspoons olive oil
    • 1 cup low-fat lemon yogurt
    • 1/4 cup lemon juice
    • 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onion
    • 1/2 teaspoon poppy seeds
    • 5 peaches, washedand sliced
    • Mixed salad greens
    • Salt and pepper to taste


    1. Rub steakwith oil, salt and pepper. Grill over medium heat for 12 to 16 minutes to desired doneness, leaving grill lid open. Transfer steak to cutting board, tent with foil and let rest for 10 minutes.
    2. Combine yogurt, lemon juice, onion, and poppy seeds in a bowl. Cut steak across the grain into thin slices. Arrange steak and peach slices on salad greens, drizzle dressing over top. Serves 6.
  5. 2016 Incentive Program

    Are you and your family rady to start a journey to better health? Let Your Plan for Health (YP4H) be your guide! YP4H reward you for improving your health and well-being. Because the happier and healthier you are, the more you can enjoy life and be your best.

    Your journey starts here. YP4H makes it easy to improve and maintain your health. And while better health is its own reward, YP4H makes it a little more fun - as you complete various levels, you'll earn points and rewards along the way. 

    Get started here today!