Health Promotions

Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst
     87th Medical Group
Main Clinic3458 Neely Road JB MDL, NJ 08641 

2nd Floor

 

Crista Brady-Szabo Flight Chief                                                                                                  -    DSN 650-9327 / Comm. (609) 754-9327
                   
Dawn Pondish- Dietitian                                                                                                           -        DSN 650-9514  / Comm. (609) 754-9514
           

E-Mail: usaf.jbmdl.87-mdg.mbx.87-amds-sgpz-health-promotions@mail.mil 


Welcome

The Air Force Health Promotion (HP) program drives the Air Force toward a "Culture of Health" that optimizes Comprehensive Airman Fitness. HP strives to make healthy living become the default lifestyle choice and social norm across the base community. Health Promotions enables individuals to lead healthy lives; units to become exemplary healthy workplaces; and military and civilian personnel to execute their

missions productively.

Nutrition Classes

         Healthy Eating

This class is designed to help you learn the basic

concepts of better nutrition.  Whether you are looking to lose weight or simply

improve your health, this class offers guidance and practical

application strategies for any lifestyle. Topics discussed include

calorie tracking, portion control, meal planning, restaurant eating and

mindfulness.

   

        Healthy Heart

This class is designed to help you learn nutrition

strategies for managing  your cholesterol levels,

improving your blood pressure, and preventing cardiovascular

disease.  Topics  discussed include sodium, healthy vs unhealthy fats, fiber

and portion control.

 

 

        Diabetes Nutrition

This class is designed to help you learn

nutrition strategies for managing your blood glucose levels.

 If you have diabetes or borderline diabetes, this class will help

you learn what foods you should eat, how much you should eat and when you

should eat to best manage your blood glucose levels. Topics

discussed include carbohydrate counting, portion control, meal planning and

label reading.

 

To schedule nutrition classes call the MTF appointment line at

1-866-377-2778

Other Services

    TOBACCO CESSATION

This is a support group style class that offers

practical guidance to help you quit smoking FOR GOOD. 

 

    SQUADRON SPECIFIC BRIEFINGS

Health Promotions is available for onsite squadron specific briefings on a

wide range of wellness topics. 

 

Please contact us for more information or to schedule a briefing.

Warrior Wellness

This is a 12 week class series that combines the concepts of proper nutrition, exercise and behavioral management to help you lose weight the right way. This is a well rounded class that offers both guidance and support for your journey to a better you. All Teams of 4 will start the competition with zero points, the team with most points at the end of week 12 will win.  Whether you are a beginner or advanced this class will fit your needs. 

 

*Great for shift workers,  attendance is encouraged but most of the classes are available online.

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Bod Pod Assessments

Health Promotions is offering Bod Pod Assessments.  The Bod Pod is machine that can accurately analyze your body  composition.  The information obtained from a Bod Pod assessment can be an extremely useful tool in helping you to reach your fitness goals. 

 

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