Nutrition and Prevention

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It's Time to Prioritize Your Health.
Embrace a more energetic and productive you!

OMS Nutrition and Risk Prevention creates programs that target department-specific barriers to healthy living. Discover recipes, workouts, and stress management techniques that fit into a hectic schedule with events brought to your worksite.

OMS Nutrition and Risk Prevention works closely and continuously with the Division of Risk Management to safeguard employee safety and wellbeing. Nutrition and prevention initiatives target lifestyle variations within different workgroups. 

Got Low Back Pain?

OMS Nutrition and Risk Prevention and the Division Risk Management will work with a champion in your department to develop a fitness and nutrition program that will reduce low back pain. Low back pain is just the start. If something impacts your ability to work safely and effectively, OMS Nutrition and Risk Prevention will help. Topics include nutrition, fitness, mobility, and stress management. Please see the Services tab to learn more.


To schedule Nutrition & Prevention service,
please submit an Event Request Form to
:


Megan Lautz MS, RDN, NASM-CPT
OMS Nutrition and Risk Prevention 

Megan.Lautz@montgomerycountymd.gov 


Megan Lautz is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Personal Trainer with a Masters in Sports Nutrition. Megan advises tactical athletes (police, firefighters, corrections officers), bus operators, truck drivers and desk workers. Understanding the challenges of being healthy in different work environments, Megan guides individuals to get them one step closer to their goals.


Event Request Forms must be submitted at least one month prior to date requested and will be responded to and reviewed within 4 business days.

 

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Nutrition 
Healthier Fast Food Guide : a list of dietitian-approved meals when fast food is the only option.
Healthy Snacks: lists a variety of good-for-you snacks and mini-meals.
Kids' Meal Prep 101: quick and easy ideas for healthy kids lunches.
Non-Perishable Grocery List: list of long lasting, healthy grocery items that will not spoil before use.
Cooler (No Microwave) Meals: tasty wraps, salads, overnight oats and more that chill in a cooler and do not require a microwave to enjoy.
Meal Prep 101: quick and easy recipes to prepare meals for the entire week.
Time Saving Meal Prep: costs out grocery, meal-kit, and ready-to-eat meal delivery services in the county.

Fitness

Home Exercise: lists free phone apps and YouTube videos for quick exercise at home or on the go. Time commitment ranges from 10 to 60 minutes for chair exercise, dance, yoga, strength training, and more!

To schedule Nutrition & Prevention service please fill out the Event Request Form and send an email to:
Megan Lautz MS, RDN, NASM-CPT  
OMS Nutrition and Risk Prevention 
Megan.Lautz@montgomerycountymd.gov
Event Request Forms must be submitted at least 1 month prior to date requested and will be responded to and reviewed within 4 business days.

 
OMS Nutrition and Risk Prevention provides a variety of nutrition, fitness, mobility, and stress management services, including:

Individual Nutrition Coaching (by a Registered Dietitian):

20-30 minute appointments at OMS (255 Rockville Pike) or on the phone
Topics include:
  • Healthy eating
  • Weight management
  • Diabetes management
  • Heart health
  • Sports nutrition
  • Meal Planning
    • ...and more!
Group Presentations:
15-60 minute presentations on a variety of topics:
  • Job Specific Presentations: provides job-specific ways to fit healthy eating around a non-traditional work schedule (ex. Police, firefighters, bus operators)
  • E at to Thrive: how to fit healthy into a busy life.
  • Nutrition Mythbusters: discuss the most common nutrition myths and the pillars of any healthy eating plan.
  • Eating Stress Free: eliminate the guesswork and stress from eating well. Discover efficient ways to meal prep, save money, and emotional eating.
  • Healthy Holidays: strategize to eating well during the holiday season.
Stretching Demonstrations and Fitness Classes
  • ­­­­15-30 minute fitness classes, tailored to your work group.
    • Stretching Demonstration: provides the basic stretches targeting your work-groups typical aches and pains.
    • Low-Back Release: designed to release tension in the lower back and engage the core to provide support throughout the work-day.
Cooking Demonstrations
  • Tailored to the department and budget this program is designed to highlight simple, healthy meals that can be made with ease.
    • Cooking tips and recipes
    • Demonstrations based on key populations (ie diabetic recipes) or general healthy eating
Fire Station Visits:
  • Nutrition Presentation: 30-60 minute roundtable discussion about healthy eating, portion control, optimizing sleep, time management, and more!
  • Body Composition Assessments: body fat percentage (via bioelectrical impedance handheld) and waist/hip measurements.
  • Workout: 20-40 minute circuit workout, designed to optimize firefighter performance.
  • Mobility Demonstration : 30 minute foam rolling demonstration, ideal for reducing pain and stiffness.
  • Nutrition Coaching: 30-60 minute confidential consultation tailored to your individual nutrition needs. Schedule an appointment at FROMs, the PSTA, on the phone, or at your station.
To schedule Nutrition & Prevention service please fill out the Event Request Form and send an email to:
Megan Lautz MS, RDN, NASM-CPT 
OMS Nutrition and Risk Prevention
Megan.Lautz@montgomerycountymd.gov
Event Request Forms must be submitted at least 1 month prior to date requested and will be responded to and reviewed within 4 business days.