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February: ShopRite of Hackensack to Host Wide Array of Free Health and Wellness Events During Heart Health Month

| January 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Inserra Supermarkets
20 Ridge Road
Mahwah, New Jersey 07430

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Offerings Include Weight Management Series, Better-For-You Big Game Snacks, Kids’ Cooking Class and Much More

HACKENSACK, N.J., Jan. 26, 2016 – ShopRite of Hackensack, an Inserra Supermarkets store, is hosting a wide array of free health and wellness events throughout February, which is Heart Health Month. Alison Halpern, R.D., C.H.E.S., ShopRite’s in-store registered dietitian and certified health education specialist (CHES), will lead each of the LiveRight with ShopRite offerings and provide easy-to-implement nutrition and wellness advice. All programs are open to the public, held at ShopRite of Hackensack and do not require advance registration, unless otherwise noted:

Mon., Feb. 1 & 8 – Eat Well, Be Happy: Weight Management Series, times vary. Pre-registration is required. Please call (201) 819-5015 or visit the Dietitian’s Corner to register. Is losing weight on your radar this year? Alison, ShopRite’s registered dietitian, is here to help! Join in the final two weeks of ShopRite’s weight management series aimed at helping you achieve your health and wellness goals in 2016. The 1 – 2 p.m. session will be held at ShopRite of Hackensack. The 6 – 7 p.m. session will be held at the Bogota Public Library located at 376 Larch Avenue in Bogota.

Tues., Feb. 2 – Produce Pick, 12 – 2 p.m. Alison, ShopRite’s registered dietitian, will be mixing this week’s produce pick into a delicious new dish. Stop by for a sample and some recipes.

Fri., Feb. 5 – Better Big Game Snacks, 12 – 2 p.m. Be the hero of your big game bash by offering some better-for-you versions of classic party dishes. Stop by the Dietitian’s Corner for samples and recipes.

Fri., Feb. 12 – Sweets for your Sweeties, 12 – 2 p.m. This Valentine’s Day, show your special someone the love with heart healthy NibMor Dark Chocolate. Drop by for the Dietitian’s Corner for samples.

Mon., Feb. 15 – Try Before You Buy Snack Table, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Drop by the Dietitian’s Corner to sample nutritious snacks usually sold in bulk packages. Now you can try it before you buy it.

Sat. Feb. 20 – Heart Healthy Treats, 12 – 2 p.m. Who said heart healthy has to mean bland? Indulge in delicious NibMor Dark Chocolate, a treat that promotes heart health. Stop by the Dietitian’s Corner for samples.

Sun., Feb. 21 – Free Cholesterol Screening, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Visit ShopRite of Hackensack for a free cholesterol screening and get your results instantly with no fasting necessary. Your in-store dietitian will be there to provide tips and information on heart health as well. No appointment necessary.

Thurs., Feb. 25 – Free LiveRight with ShopRite Kids’ Cooking Class, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Pre-registration is required. Please call (201) 819-5015 or visit the Dietitian’s Corner to register. Bring in your little chefs for a fun, free cooking class aimed at encouraging kids to try new, healthy foods. This hands-on, nutritious class is for kids ages 5-12.

Mon., Feb. 29 – Heart Healthy Store Tour, 6 -7 p.m. Pre-registration is required. Please call (201) 819-5015 or visit the Dietitian’s Corner to register. Take an educational stroll through the aisles with Alison, ShopRite’s registered dietitian. She will provide tips on how to navigate the store and make healthy food choices appropriate for those with high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and heart disease.

ShopRite of Hackensack is located at 500 South River Street in Hackensack, N.J. In addition to leading the full LiveRight with ShopRite calendar of events, ShopRite’s in-store dietitians are available for free one-on-one nutrition counseling and store tours and to present nutrition talks for community groups. For more information or to register for a program, contact ShopRite of Hackensack’s Alison Halpern, R.D., C.H.E.S., at (201) 819-5015 or email


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