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6 March 2007

"Wellness Wednesday" Program at the "Caf"

The Jacksonville State University Wellness Center's health promotion campaign—“Get Well JSU”—featuring Wellness Wednesdays in the Jack Hopper Cafeteria, a monthly event—continues with the third "Wellness Wednesday" program scheduled on March 14.

Faculty, staff and students will be offered a healthy-choice lunch line—located on the right side of the cafeteria beginning at 11:30 a.m.— featuring healthy foods such as baked fish, wheat rolls, brown rice with peas, sautéed squash medley, manicotti with marinara, steamed cabbage, tossed salad and fruit salad.

The menu for the "Wellness Wednesday" program on March 14 features:
  • Grilled London Broil
  • Wheat Rolls
  • Wild Rice with Mushrooms
  • Steamed Broccoli
  • Sauteed Spinach
  • Salad Bar
  • Fruit Salad
Following lunch Gina Mabrey, JSU's Wellness Coordinator, has scheduled a short program entitled "Eat Well to Live Well." This program is being presented by students in the Family and Consumer Sciences and Exercise Science and Wellness Departments and will include a discussion of SUPER FOODS that can improve health! As always emphasis is placed on pointing out the good choices you can make that will improve the quality of your life.

After Mabrey's presentation, serious contenders are encouraged to participate in a 15-minute walk—so bring your sneakers.

The following is a tentative schedule of upcoming wellness topics to be discussed.
  • March 14th…………...Eat Well to Live Well
  • April 11th…………….Trample Obesity
  • May 9th…………….....Halt Hypertension
Come and join us on Wellness Wednesdays and let’s GET WELL JSU!!

For further information contact Gina Mabrey at 782-5114.

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