Nutrition

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    Health Promotion Nutrition

     

    Despite the closure of many MCCS departments and programs due to COVID-19, the Semper Fit Health Promotion Dietitian is still available to help with the nutrition and health of our Active Duty. This free offer is also now extended to Family Members. You can get assistance with weight loss, weight gain, BCP, RCP, meal plans, healthy eating, sports nutrition, meal prep ideas and other health related issues. Email bpacregistrations@usmc-mccs.org to schedule your phone appointment today.

    Nutrition Services

     

    Monthly Nutrition Class

    This free, 1 hour course is offered the 1st Wednesday of every month at Barber Physical Activity Center. Topics change quarterly.

    Cooking Classes

    Cooking classes are offered quarterly.

    Participants learn how to cook delicious and nutritious meals and then enjoy the healthful foods they cooked. Each class has a different theme based on the season or chosen health topic.

    Available Upon Request

    For scheduling of any below service, please contact Registered Dietitian Ms. Lauren King at 703.784.2869 or Lauren.King@usmc-mccs.org.

    Individual Nutrition Counseling

    The Semper Fit Dietitian helps individuals reach their health goals. Each client receives a diet assessment plus expert advice and tips on how to make successful, lifestyle changes.

    Counseling sessions are by appointment only. Free for Active Duty; $25.00 for Family Members, Reservists, and Retirees; $40 for DoD Civilians; $50 for Contractors. (Dependents must be 12+ years of age).

    Resting Metabolic Rate Testing

    Managing your weight is dependent on being in control of how many calories you should eat every day. Your resting metabolic rate is the number of calories your body burns each day with little or no activity. An accurate measurement will put you in control of your weight.

    Active Duty: $15 per test *Exception: BCP Marines, please call for details.

    Retirees, Reservists, DoD Civilians, and Dependents: $25 per test

    Contractors: $35 per test

    Healthy Grocery Store Tour

    Tours are offered by appointment at the Quantico Commissary.

    Go aisle by aisle with the Semper Fit Dietitian and discuss healthy food options in the grocery store. Discuss how to compile a healthy grocery list and learn to read food labels correctly.

    Everyone is welcome, units and groups of three (3) or more.

    Nutrition Briefs

    We will come to you! Nutrition and health briefs are available to all units and civilian offices aboard Quantico. Brief topics can include but are not limited to: Nutrition Basics, Weight Management (BCP), Sports Nutrition and Injuries, Supplement Awareness, and Healthy Eating on-the-go.

    Event Support

    Do you want to include nutrition education at another event? We can provide activities and displays appropriate for your audience.