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February: ShopRite of Jersey City to Host LiveRight Calendar Featuring American Heart Health Month Events

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Inserra Supermarkets
20 Ridge Road
Mahwah, NJ 07430

Offerings are Free and Open to the Public

Event Date: February 26, 2015

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JERSEY CITY, N.J., Feb. 2, 2015 – ShopRite of Jersey City, an Inserra Supermarkets store, is hosting a full roster of free health and wellness programming, including American Heart Health Month events throughout February. The store's registered dietitian, Lynette Hem-Lee, R.D., will lead each of the LiveRight offerings and provide easy-to-implement nutrition and wellness advice. All programs are open to the public, held at ShopRite of Jersey City and do not require advance registration, unless otherwise noted:

Fri., Feb. 6 – High Fiber Friday, 3 – 6 p.m. Visit the Dietitian's Corner to learn how fiber can aid in keeping one fit and full and pick up tips on adding more fiber each day.

Sat., Feb. 7 – Free Cholesterol Screenings and Vascular Ultrasound Demonstrations, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. In recognition of American Heart Health Month, ShopRite of Jersey City is partnering with Christ Hospital to offer free cholesterol screenings and vascular ultrasound demonstrations. Stop in for these important screenings and pick up a free pedometer.

Fri., Feb. 13 – Sweets for Your Sweetie, 1 – 3 p.m. Did you know dark chocolate is rich in antioxidants? Stop by the Dietitian's Corner to learn more and sample a recipe featuring this Valentine's Day favorite.

Mon., Feb. 16 – Kids Cook Monday, 4:30 – 6 p.m. Please note space is limited, and pre-registration is required. Bring the little chefs in to team up with ShopRite's in-store dietitian in creating a satisfying, delicious meal. In honor of Presidents Day, the class will prepare a meal with President Obama's favorite vegetable.

Thurs., Feb. 19 – It's Chinese New Year, 1 – 3 p.m. Time to celebrate the year of the goat/sheep! ShopRite's registered dietitian and in-store sushi chef will demonstrate how to prepare sushi with ease. Samples and recipes will be available.

Sun., Feb. 22 – Produce Pick, 1 – 3 p.m. ShopRite's in-store dietitian will be mixing up this week's produce pick into a delicious, seasonal dish. Samples and recipe cards will be available.

Sun., Feb. 22 – Meet the R.D., all day. Visit the Dietitian's Corner to talk with ShopRite's registered dietitian about nutrition as well as setting – and achieving – goals for a healthy 2015.

Thurs., Feb. 26 – Hold the Salt, 1- 4 p.m. Salt is hidden in an abundance of foods. Drop by the Dietitian's Corner to learn how to decrease sodium intake by checking labels and using salt-free seasonings that add tons of flavor. Samples and recipes will be available.

ShopRite of Jersey City is located at 400 Luis Marin Blvd. in Jersey City, N.J. In addition to developing a full roster of store-based wellness programs, ShopRite's registered dietitians can serve as guest speakers/instructors at wellness events hosted by local organizations. For more information about events or to register, please contact Lynette at 201- 819-5349 or lynette.hem-lee@wakefern.com.

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