Health & Wellness Education

All health and wellness programs are taught by certified wellness advisors. Our health and wellness programs are designed to teach full body wellness, including exercise and nutrition.

Be on the lookout for a schedule of classes and seminars at the Jackson Wellness Center on the following topics:

Smoking Cessation

Quitting smoking is one of the most important steps you can take to improve your health. This is true no matter how old you are or how long you have smoked.

Many people who smoke become addicted to nicotine, a drug that is found naturally in tobacco. This can make it hard to quit smoking. But the good news is there are proven treatments that can help you quit. Visit the free resources below for more information on smoking cessation!

Weight Management

Nutrition

When it comes to weight loss, there’s no lack of fad diets promising fast results. But such diets limit your nutritional intake, can be unhealthy, and tend to fail in the long run. The key to achieving and maintaining a healthy weight isn’t about short-term dietary changes. It’s about a lifestyle that includes healthy eating, regular physical activity, and balancing the calories you consume with the calories your body uses. Managing your weight contributes to good health now and as you age. Safe ways to help manage your weight include getting optimal sleep, reducing stress, and maintaining healthy eating habits and regular physical activity. This includes eating more fruits and vegetables and walking more in your daily routine. Small changes can make a big difference. Let us help you start making those healthy choices today! Visit the free resources below for more information on nutrition!

Diabetes

Do you have risk factors for diabetes? Does your family have a history of diabetes? Or do you have prediabetes? Lifestyle changes such as losing weight, eating healthy and engaging in regular, moderate physical activity may reduce the progression of prediabetes and Type 2 diabetes and control Type 1 diabetes. They can also minimize other risk factors such as high blood pressure, blood cholesterol and even heart attacks and strokes.. Diabetes can be successfully managed. Monitoring your critical health numbers, including your Blood sugar level, Weight, Blood cholesterol level, and Blood pressure play an important role. Taking these steps may also help prevent serious complications that can arise from diabetes. Join us for a Diabetes Education Class and receive a free screening along with tools and knowledge about prevention, management, and treatment for Diabetes. Visit the free resources below for more information diabetes!

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