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7 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—concludes with the fifth and final "Wellness Wednesday" program scheduled on May 9.

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:
  • Roast Beef au jus
  • Roasted Red Potatoes w/ Olive Oil and Rosemary
  • Wheat Rolls
  • Steamed Baby Carrots
  • Haricot Verts
  • Ravioli with Marinara Sauce
  • Tossed Salad
  • Fruit Salad
Following lunch Gina Mabrey, JSU's Wellness Coordinator, has scheduled a short program entitled "Halt Hypertension." 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.

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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