Buckeye Wellness Innovator Newsletter : December 2015

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!

Healthy Choice Recipes

  1. Ingredients:

    2 cups non-fat or low-fat cottage cheese

    2 cups powdered sugar

    1 cup non-fat sour cream or non-fat plain greek yogurt

    2 teaspoons vanilla extract

    1/2 teaspoon almond extract

    1 cup whipping cream

    1 teaspoon vanilla extract

    1 tablespoon sugar

    1 Angel Food cake, cut into 1" cubes

    1 quart fresh strawberries, sliced

    1 quart fresh raspberries

    2 tablespoons sugar

    3 tablespoons amaretto

    fresh berries, for garnish



    1. Place cottage cheese in food

Save the Dates

  1. Wednesday April 20

    11:00 am - 1:00 pm AND 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Fred Beekman Park

    Teams of four will encounter challenges relating to the 9 Pillars of Wellness while engaging in light physical activity. Ohio State faculty, staff and their spouses or partners are invited to compete for a chance to win wellness prizes and YP4H points.

    More details coming soon!

Upcoming Events

  1. Thursday, December 17 at 12:00 pm

    One in four American children and adolescents suffers from a mental health disorder that interferes with functioning at home, at school and with peers. And yet, less than 25 percent of affectes children receive any treatment. If left untreated, mental health problems can lead to serious, harder to treat chronic illnesses. Join Ohio State's Chief Wellness Officer Dr. Bernadette Melynk for a presentation and discussion on this important topic via webcast.

    The webcast will be available at

  2. Tuesday December 8, 2015, 7:00 pm

    Dunlap Auditorium, Veterinary Medicine Academic Building

    1900 Coffey Road


    Thursday December 10, 2015, 12:30 pm

    College of Medicine, 160 Meiling Hall

    370 West 9th Avenue

  3. Lunch and Learn: The Importance of Sleep

    Presenter: Nicole Blevins, RPSGT

    Sleep Center Specialist, Wooster Hospital

    December 10, 2015, 12:00 pm

    Fisher Conference Room

    RSVP to douglas.170