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February: Get Heart Healthy with ShopRite of Emerson Array of Free Nutrition Counseling and Wellness Happenings during American Heart Month

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Inserra Supermarkets

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Mahwah, New Jersey 07430

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February: Get Heart Healthy with ShopRite of Emerson Array of Free Nutrition Counseling and Wellness Happenings during American Heart Month

Activities Include Recipe Demonstrations, Product Spotlights, Cholesterol and Blood Glucose Screenings 

EMERSON, N.J., Feb. 2, 2017 – This February, ShopRite of Emerson, an Inserra Supermarkets store, is hosting a wide range of free health and wellness events throughout the month, including those focused on heart health during American Heart Month. The store’s registered dietitian, Kelsey Lubeck, R.D., will lead the activities with easy-to-implement advice and instruction. All events are open to the public, held at ShopRite of Emerson and do not require advance registration unless otherwise noted:

Fri., Feb. 3 – Healthy Game Day Snacks, 1 – 3 p.m. Come get some inspiration for a better-for-you game day snack, featuring Veggie Tots and Fries. These products are vegan, non-GMO and free of the top eight allergens. This snack is sure to please football fans of all ages!

Sat., Feb. 4 (12 – 2 p.m.) and Fri., Feb. 24 (1 – 3 p.m.) – Dip it Good. Stop by the Dietitian’s Corner to make hummus with Kelsey! This easy-to-make snack is a delicious heart healthy treat and pairs great with whole grain crackers or veggies!

Tues., Feb. 7 – February’s Friendly Fats, 2 – 4 p.m. Fat is not the enemy! Visit the Dietitian’s Corner to learn how to add healthy fats to your diet without putting on the pounds. Recipes and samples will be available.

Wed., Feb. 8 – New! Adult Culinary Workshop, 6 – 8 p.m. Please note that space is limited, and pre-registration at Customer Service is required. Join Kelsey and Chef Vicki in creating a healthy and delicious three course meal. This month’s theme is “Modern Mediterranean.” The cost is $20 per person.

Thurs., Feb. 9 – Sweets for Your Sweetie, 2 – 4 p.m. Did you know that dark chocolate is rich in antioxidants? Stop by the Dietitian’s Corner to learn more and sample a recipe featuring this Valentine’s favorite.

Wed., Feb. 15 – Produce Pick, 1 – 3 p.m. Swing by the Dietitian’s Corner to test out this week’s Produce Pick and grab a flavorful, heart-healthy recipe too.

Fri., Feb. 17 – High Fiber Friday: Love Your Body with Heart Healthy Fiber, 12 – 2 p.m. Fiber plays an important role in heart health. Visit Kelsey to learn new ways to meet your fiber needs.

Sat., Feb. 18 – New! Kids Culinary Workshop, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Please note that space is limited, and pre-registration at Customer Service is required. Little chefs will love this fun cooking class with Kelsey and Chef Vicki. This month’s theme is “Adventures in Global Eating.” The cost is $20 per child with an adult and $10 for each additional child.

Sun., Feb. 19 – Free Health Fair with Cholesterol and Blood Glucose Screenings, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Be sure to stop by the store for our Health Fair! Offerings include free cholesterol and blood glucose screenings, nutritious food samples and lots of information on heart health. No appointment necessary.

Thurs., Feb. 23 (3 – 5 p.m.) – Meal of the Week Sampling. Stumped on what to cook for dinner? Visit the new Meal of the Week case in the Produce Department, where you can pick up a recipe and all of the ingredients you need to create a complete meal.

ShopRite of Emerson is located at 425 Old Hook Rd., Emerson, N.J. In addition to developing a full roster of store-based wellness programs, ShopRite’s in-store dietitian can serve as guest speakers/instructors at wellness events hosted by local organizations. For more information or to pre-register for a program, contact ShopRite of Emerson’s Kelsey Lubeck, R.D., at (201) 587-5880 or email kelsey.lubeck@wakefern.com.

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