Health Promotion

Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst
     87th Medical Group
Main Clinic3458 Neely Road JB MDL, NJ 08641 

DSN 650-9327 / Comm. (609) 754-9327 

E-Mail: usaf.jbmdl.87-mdg.mbx.87-amds-sgpz-health-promotions@mail.mil 

2nd Floor

Mission

Health Promotion is the art and science of helping individuals, commands and the military community improve their health-related behaviors and outcomes. We provide a range of evidenced-based interventions via programs and services that facilitate healthy living as the default lifestyle choice and social norm. Health promotion fosters a culture and environment that values health and wellness; empowers individuals and organizations to lead healthy lives; and improves the health, mission readiness and productivity of the military community.

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BODY FAT Assessments

Health Promotions offers two type of body fat assessments both the BOD POD and the InBody.  Both machines can accurately analyze your body composition.  The information obtained from the assessment can be an extremely useful tool in helping you to reach your health goals. 

 

 

Nutrition Classes

         Healthy You

This class is designed to help you learn the basic

concepts of better nutrition.  Whether you are looking to lose weight or simply improve your health, this class offers guidance and practical application strategies for any lifestyle. Topics discussed include calorie tracking, portion control, meal planning, restaurant eating and mindfulness.

   

        Healthy Heart

This class is designed to help you learn nutrition

strategies for managing  your cholesterol levels,

improving your blood pressure, and preventing cardiovascular disease. Topics discussed include sodium, healthy vs unhealthy fats, fiber and portion control.

Other Services

TOBACCO FREE LIVING RESOURCES

 

For text support, text MIL to 47848. Encouragement is available via text 24/7 for up to 8 weeks.

 

Another resource is to call 1-800-QUIT-NOW .

 

Contact Health Promotions for one on one smoking cessation sessions.  
 

 

    SQUADRON SPECIFIC BRIEFINGS

Health Promotions is available for onsite squadron specific briefings on a wide range of wellness topics. 

 

Please contact us for more information or to schedule a briefing.

 

FITNESS IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM

 

Log In > Course List > MISC > Fitness Improvement Program Online (Formerly Be Well) (This is a CAC enabled site) – The Air Force Be Well program is designed to help you improve your health and fitness. This course provides tips and tools for personal health and individualized goals to help you succeed.

Helpful sites----click below

 

 

 

Sample Fitness Programs

Click on the link below for a running program

 

Project HeRO

     Project HeRO (Health and Readiness Optimization) is multi-component work site intervention designed to help Airmen be more active, eat better, feel better, and maintain a healthy weight.  HeRO activities will focus on addressing the four HP focus areas: nutritional fitness, sleep optimization, physical activity, and tobacco free living.