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Center for Wellness Education and Research

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Center for Wellness Education and Research Hosts World-renowned Neuroscientist and Nutrition Expert Nicole Avena

Nicole Avena

Neuroscientist and nutrition expert Nicole Avena will present "Why Diets Fail: Because You’re Addicted to Sugar" on Thursday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. in the Fuller Arts Center. During the talk, hosted by Center for Wellness Education and Research, Avena will reveal research that shows sugar is addictive, and offer science-based tips to help curb cravings. Read more.


Richard Wood, Associate Professor and Director for the Center of Wellness Education and Research, Recently Appeared on WGBY’s Connecting Point

Richard Wood, Associate Professor and Director for CWER on Connecting Point

The Food and Drug Administration is proposing several changes to the nutrition labels you see on packaged foods and beverages and to give us a picture of what's being changed is Richard J. Wood, director of the Center for Wellness Education and Research at Springfield College.

 


Center for Wellness Education and Recreation Presented Tom Naughton’s "Diet, Heath, and Wisdom of Crowds"

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The Center for Wellness Education and Research at Springfield College presented “Diet, Health, and the Wisdom of Crowds” from Tom Naughton, the writer/director of Fat Head.

Read more about the event and Tom Naughton.
See the entire presentation here.


Springfield College Names Richard J. Wood Director of Center for Wellness Education and Research

Springfield College has named Richard J. Wood the new director of the Center for Wellness Education and Research at the College. Housed in the Springfield College School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, the mission of the center is to become the preeminent provider of practical, individualized wellness solutions aimed at disease prevention. Read more.


The Mission

The mission of the Center for Wellness Education and Research at Springfield College is to become the preeminent source for best practices in nutrition and physical activity programming for youth.


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What we do

A Legacy of
Promoting Wellness

Springfield College has a rich tradition of excellence in the promotion of health and wellness.