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Benefits has nutritional counseling available through the preventive care benefit. All preventive services are included at no charge! Employees enrolled can see a Registered Dietetic (RD) in their primary care physicians office, or, Anthem contracts with independent RD’s in the area that can be found using the ‘Find a Doctor’ feature on the Anthem website.
Employee Health Services (EHS) offers individualized counseling regarding your nutritional journey. This includes information on diabetes, high blood pressure, lowering cholesterol and weight loss management.
Fitness & Wellness encourages employees to set up a 30-minute consultation with a staff fitness trainer for help with designing a nutrition and fitness plan for overall good health.
Fig & Honey Yogurt (Recipe from EatingWell)
In this Mediterranean-inspired snack, dried figs and honey top plain yogurt. Substitute fresh figs if you can find them.
- 2/3 cup low-fat yogurt
- 3 dried figs, sliced
- 2 teaspoons honey
Preparation (5 minutes)
Cook time (0 minutes)
Ready in (5 minutes)
- Place yogurt in a bowl and top with figs and honey.
Serving size: about 1 cup
Per serving: 208 calories | 3 g fat(2 g sat) | 2 g fiber | 39 g carbohydrates | 9 g protein | 21 mcg folate | 10 mg cholesterol | 35 g sugars | 12 g added sugars | 86 IU vitamin A | 2 mg vitamin C | 341 mg calcium | 1 mg iron | 117 mg sodium | 561 mg potassium
- Nutrition Bonus: Calcium (34% daily value)
- Carbohydrate Servings: 2½
- Exchanges: 1 low-fat milk, 1 fruit
Henrico County’s on-site cafeteria at the Western Government Center offers a variety of nutritious and health conscious options for employees at breakfast and lunch times. From a full, build-your-own, salad bar, grilled chicken and turkey burger options, along with steamed vegetables and low-fat yogurt, breakfast and lunch does not have to throw off your day.
Breakfast: 7:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
*Self-serve areas only open from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.