Health

Fuel for the Future: Nutrition Tips for Each Stage in a Man’s Life

By Lieutenant Michael Kantar, U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa, Japan Clinical Dietitian Diet and nutrition are key elements in a man’s health all throughout his life. Each stage in life has its own nutritional requirements needed to keep the body running in peak form. Proper nutrition and eating right at every age will help men sail through the decades feeling great. …

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USNHO Dietitian Keeps Sailors and Marines Ready for the Fight

By Joe Andes, U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa, Japan Public Affairs Officer When it comes to mission readiness, fitness is a key component. For Marines and Sailors in the fleet, eating right and staying fit are just as important as maintaining weapons and equipment. “Active-duty members are not only expected to maintain a higher level of health and fitness compared to …

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Hear No, See No, Feel No…Aging as We Get Older?

By Douglas H Stutz, Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs  A common denominator amongst most males, besides knowing never to answer the phone when it’s fourth and goal, is that no matter whom you are, where you’ve been, and where you’re going, you are going to get older. As much as the ego loathes admitting that pertinent fact of life, getting …

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Men’s Health – An Investment in Your Future

By Anthony Barkley, Department Head, Health Promotion and Wellness Department, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center I’ve always been a believer that maintaining mission readiness includes taking charge of your overall health. By adopting healthier lifestyle behaviors, you increase your operational readiness and also improve your overall health for years to come. While integrating healthy choices into your lifestyle …

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What’s a guy to eat?

By Cmdr. Paul Allen, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Happy Men’s Health Month! Let’s talk about something we all do…eat. Food is all around us. We pass fast food places on the way to work. We take our family out. Food is everywhere and it’s easy to get. This easiness may not be very beneficial to our health. …

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