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4 April 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 fourth "Wellness Wednesday" program scheduled on April 11.

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 April 11 features:
  • Grilled Chicken Breast
  • Rice Pilaf
  • Wheat Rolls
  • Grilled Asparagus
  • Herb Roasted Tomatoes
  • Tortellini with Marinara Sauce
  • Tossed Salad w/4 or 5 toppings
  • Fruit Salad
Following lunch Gina Mabrey, JSU's Wellness Coordinator, has scheduled a short program entitled "Trample Obesity." 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 how to accumulate the suggested 10,000 steps per day! 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 next and final Wellness Wednesday program being offered in this series of monthly events for this special health promotion campaign is scheduled on May 9. The wellness topic for this program is 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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