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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.
Celebrate National Nutrition Month! The following meals and snacks provide sustained energy. Enjoy!
- One whole-wheat English muffin, 1 tablespoon nut butter and ½ cup fresh berries
- Six whole-grain crackers, 1 ounce low-fat cheese and a handful of grapes
- ½ cup cooked oats, 1 cup low-fat milk, 1 ounce of pistachios and ¼ cup raisins
- 1 cup plain low-fat yogurt, ½ cup fresh or frozen betters and 1 ounce hemp seeds
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.