Tag Archives: ShipShape

Navy’s ShipShape Program: It’s Your Job to Stay Fit and Our Job to Help

By Sally Vickers, MS, CHES, Health Promotion and Wellness Department, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center Maintaining a healthy weight is mission critical, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy. As service members, beneficiaries, retirees, and government civilians, you are constantly balancing work life and personal life. It can seem like there aren’t enough hours in the day to get …

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Healthy Weight: An Equation for Success

By Jim Sherrard, MS, RD, MCHES; Head, Deployment Health and Wellness Center, Naval Hospital Pensacola, and Dr. Stephen Heaston, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center In today’s society, we may feel bombarded with messages telling us that we are getting heavier and that we need to lose weight, but it’s not without merit. In fact, according to the 2011 …

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Performance Nutrition and Your Health

By Dawn Whiting, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center As National Nutrition MonthTM and Navy Nutrition Month come to a close, The Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center’s Health Promotion and Wellness (HPW) campaign wants to remind Sailors, Marines and their families to access Healthy Eating resources for tips on how to select nutrient dense, healthy food for …

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