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Health Matters

Personalized Nutritional Counseling Sessions

Work one-on-one with NYU Steinhardt graduate students pursuing a career in the field of nutrition and food studies over three personalized counseling sessions to discuss your nutrition-related issues. Participants will work with a faculty-supervised student to identify realistic goals and develop strategies to achieve them. To participate, you must have a specific nutritional concern on which to focus; the focus may be broad or specific, such as losing weight, reducing sodium intake, or adding balance to your vegetarian diet. Register for LVS 100 on NYUiLearn by February 7.

February is Heart Health Month – and NYU Has Heart!

Support healthy heart habits and awareness this February and enter to win admission to the American Heart Association's three-mile walk/run challenge in May. On Friday, February 2, you and colleagues are encouraged to honor Heart Health Month and spread awareness by wearing red on Wear Red Day. Be entered to win admission to the 2018 Wall Street Run and Heart Walk on Thursday, May 17 by tweeting a photo of yourself and co-workers to @NYUHR with the hashtag #nyuhasheart. Be sure to name all your NYU colleagues wearing red in the photo. Update: registration for Team NYU is now open.

Faculty and Employee Health Club Discounts

This spring, LiveSmart Discounts presents expanded health club partnerships for faculty and employees as Equinox and 24 Hour Fitness offer new discounts. Hit the gym with a healthy you and a happy wallet. You must be logged-in to NYU Home to access LiveSmart Discounts deals.

Nursing Mother Rooms Available on Campus

NYU has dedicated space for nursing mothers in our community. Discover a convenient location (some require advance scheduling) and review the University policy for additional information.

Take That Lunch Break, NYU!

Many higher education professionals today envision lunch as another seemingly impossible task to fit into the middle of the hectic workday. Although skipping lunch may seem like an efficient use of time, a mid-day break can be mentally and physically rejuvenating and, in some ways, more productive than staying in your chair. To explore ways to recharge your energy mid-day, NYU LiveSmart recommends the following readings for more information on taking your lunch break:

Arrange a Walking Meeting at NYU

Meet much? Before scheduling that next meeting in your office or conference room, consider trading your shoes for sneakers and sitting for walking. Walking meetings allow for fresh air and perspective, exercise during the workday, and even cognitive advantages. Learn more about the advantages of walking meetings at NYU.