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Healthy Eating In-Depth resources about healthy eating habits, nutrition and more.
Healthy Weight Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight includes healthy eating, physical activity, optimal sleep, and stress reduction. Several other factors may also affect weight gain.
ShipShape The ShipShape Program is the official Navy weight management program designed to assist active duty and reserve military service members, beneficiaries, and government civilians with making healthy behavior changes in order to lose weight.
NAVY OPERATIONAL FITNESS & FUELING SYSTEM (NOFFS) Physical fitness is an essential and critical component of operational readiness and meeting deployment schedules. Sailor resiliency and durability are the primary goals of the development and distribution of the NOFFS.
Prep Your Step: Safely Train for a 5K Making the commitment to run a seasonal race is a great way to be more active and prioritize your health this holiday season. To safely prepare, keep these tips in mind as you complete your training.
Break a Sweat Regular physical activity helps nourish skin and contributes to healthy aging. Although you can’t avoid aging, exercise can improve your appearance and slow down the aging process.
Tobacco, Drugs & Alcohol Abuse
Tobacco Tobacco products contain nicotine, which activates the brain’s reward system and reinforces the use of tobacco products through increased ‘feel good’ brain chemicals. It is important to remember that no form or amount of tobacco is considered safe.
Alcohol Alcohol is an intoxicating substance found in beer, wine, and liquor. It affects nearly all of your body’s processes including your heart, liver and immune system, especially when consumed heavily and frequently.
Thinking about Quitting Tobacco Quitting smoking at any time improves your health no matter how long you have been smoking. There are a variety of benefits ranging from immediate to long-term including cardiovascular, respiratory, cancer-related and reproductive benefits.
Reproductive & Sexual Health
The Power to Decide! Prevent Unplanned Pregnancies Women in the military need access to safe and effective forms of contraception for family planning, treatment of menstrual disorders and, if desired, for menstrual suppression.
Learn More About: Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine There are about 40 types of HPV that can infect the genital areas of men and women. Learn how to prevent infection.
Deployment Readiness Education For Servicewomen (DRES) App The evolution of military women’s duties have triggered the need for a sex- and gender-specific health care system that addresses acute and chronic health issues as well as routine women's health care.
Virtual Diabetes Self-Management Training (DSMT) Flyer Informational flyer detailing Diabetes Self-Management Training. An American Diabetes Association recognized curriculum.
Virtual Diabetes Self-Management Training (DSMT) Tuesday Class Schedule & Info 4 two-hour virtual classes via MHS Connect through your computer or smartphone. American Diabetes Association recognized curriculum.
Virtual Diabetes Self-Management Training (DSMT) Thursday Class Schedule & Info 4 two-hour virtual classes via MHS Connect through your computer or smartphone. American Diabetes Association recognized curriculum.
Sleep, Stress & Resiliency
Sleep is Important to Your Functioning Temporary lack of sleep can lead to short term cognitive issues involving memory, judgement and/or coordination. Long term sleep disorders can contribute to serious health conditions.
Relaxation Learning the best method for relaxation for you can help balance out your stress levels and reduce the risk of more serious health conditions.
Mental Health Mental health includes your emotional, psychological and social well-being, affecting how you think, feel and behave. Experiencing mental health issues is common, however problems are treatable.
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