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The NHOH Nutrition Education Program covers various topics such as: weight management, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, prenatal nutrition, infant and child nutrition, general nutrition, vegetarian, and low fat just to name a few.

The Nutrition Clinic provides individual and class appointments by physician consult or self-referral. Call the TRICARE appointment line at (800) 404-4506 to make an appointment.

Classes Offered:

Shipshape Weight Management Program - ShipShape is designed to provide active-duty personnel with basic information regarding nutrition, stress management, exercise and behavior modification techniques to lower and maintain an acceptable body weight and Body Fat % that is within Navy Standards. Attendance is open to all personnel, especially anyone who exceeds, or is in danger of exceeding, body composition assessment standards.  The program is also open to family members and retirees who exceed a healthy body weight or have weight-related health problems. For further information regarding the ShipShape program, contact the Dietician at Naval Hospital Oak Harbor at (360) 257-9590.

Links of Interest:

Choose MyPlate - is part of an overall food guidance system that emphasizes the need for a more individualized approach to improving diet and lifestyle.

One size doesn't fit all. MyPlate offers personalized eating plans, interactive tools to help you plan and assess your food choices, and advice to help you:

  • Make smart choices from every food group.
  • Find your balance between food and physical activity.
  • Get the most nutrition out of your calories.
  • Stay within your daily calorie needs.

To learn more about your personal nutritional and physical activity needs, visit Choose MyPlate.

  Fruits and Veggies - More Matters. The CDC has updated its fruits and vegetables web site to reflect the new Fruits & Veggies-More Matters campaign, which takes the place of the 5 A Day program. Visit the new web site to get tools and information to help you eat more fruits and vegetables each day!
  Eat Right - Eat Right from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics provides practical food and nutrition guidance for healthy eating. Educational information for kids, parents, men, women and seniors.
  Your Guide to Lowering Your Blood Pressure with DASH - The DASH diet eating plan has been proven to lower blood pressure in studies sponsored by the National Institutes of Health. The DASH diet is based on an eating plan rich in fruits and vegetables, and low-fat or non-fat dairy. To learn more about this approach to reducing your risk for stroke and heart disease, visit The Dash Diet Eating Plan.
  Weight Control Information Network (WIN) - The Weight-Control Information Network provides up-to-date, science-based information on weight control, obesity, physical activity, and related nutritional issues.
  Nutrition.Gov - A service of the National Agricultural Library, providing easy, online access to government information on food and human nutrition for consumers.
  Body Image - With a positive or healthy body image, a woman has a real perception of her size and shape, and she feels comfortable with her body. With a negative body image, a woman has a distorted perception of her shape and size, compares her body to others, and feels shame and anxiety about her body. Being unhappy with your body can affect how you think and feel about yourself as a person. A poor body image can lead to emotional distress, low self-esteem, dieting, anxiety, depression, and eating disorders. Developing a positive body image and a healthy mental attitude is crucial to a woman's happiness and wellness.
  Navy Operational Fitness and Fueling Series - - No matter what your fitness goals are, good nutrition can help improve your exercise performance, decrease your recovery time from strenuous exercise, prevent injuries due to fatigue, and provide the fuel required during times of high-intensity training and weight control. Combining good nutrition with exercise also can help reduce the risk of numerous chronic diseases, such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, obesity, osteoporosis and some cancers. Learning how nutrition and exercise work together for optimal health is essential.
  Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center - Just as high-octane fuel is important for Navy jets, healthy eating is crucial for fueling the human body.  We understand the barriers to eating healthy.  NMCPHC has the educational resources and materials you need to help you select nutrient dense, healthy food for optimal performance.
Need help finding resource materials like posters, pamphlets, or flyers for your command? Need help with your next health-related GMT? Need a speaker for your next safety stand down? Contact the Naval Hospital Oak Harbor Health Promotion Office at (360) 257-9892 or email us at: Health Pro for assistance.
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