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January: ShopRite of Hackensack to Host Full Array of Free Events Addressing Good Health Practices & Nutrition in the New Year

| December 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Inserra Supermarkets
20 Ridge Road
Mahwah, New Jersey 07430

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Media Contact: Evelyn Weiss Francisco / / 201-796-7788

Offerings are Free &Open to the Public

HACKENSACK, N.J., Dec. 29, 2015 – ShopRite of Hackensack, an Inserra Supermarkets store, is hosting a full roster of free events to inspire good health and wellness in the Near Year. 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 free and open to the public, held at ShopRite of Hackensack and do not require advance registration, unless otherwise noted**:

Sat., Jan. 2 /Jan. 23 – Ask the RD Walk-In Consultations, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Are you looking for a little guidance to help keep one of the most common New Year’s resolutions -to eat right and lose weight?  Stop by the Dietitian’s Corner to ask Alison Halpern, ShopRite’s Registered Dietitian, your health and nutrition questions. No appointment is necessary. **Note: Scheduled appointments will take priority.

Sun., Jan. 3 / Tues., Jan. 12 – Breakfast with the Dietitian, 8 – 10 a.m. ShopRite’s in-store dietitian believes that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Meet with her to learn how to jump-start your morning with good nutrition. This month’s featured product is Viki’s Gluten-Free Granola, a great breakfast choice.

Wed., Jan. 6 – Resolution Friendly Snacking, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Alison, ShopRite’s retail dietitian, will be sampling some of her favorite healthy snacks. Stop by for a taste as well as learn how to stay on track with healthy snacks that also satisfy cravings.

Fri., Jan. 8 – New Year, New You – Quit Smoking Kit Giveaway, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Let ShopRite help you take the first steps towards keeping this tough New Year’s resolution – quitting smoking. Alison, ShopRite’s Registered Dietitian, will be giving away quit kits, tips and other important information to help lead you to a smoke-free life.

Mon., Jan. 11 – Healthy Cooking with Cans, 12 – 2 p.m. It’s Can-Can time at ShopRite of Hackensack. Cooking healthy with canned foods has never been easier or more affordable. Let Alison, ShopRite’s in-store dietitian, show you how to cook nutritious meals utilizing many different canned foods.

Mon., Jan. 18 – Crock Pot Cooking Basics, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Cook up some comfort in your crockpot. If you recently received a crockpot as a gift or haven’t used your old one in a long time, stop by the Dietitian’s Corner to see all that’s new in crockpot cooking. Get great recipes for this simple way to cook up warm, comfort food.

Mon., Jan. 25 / Feb. 1 / Feb. 8 – Eat well, Be Happy 3-Week Weight Management Class, 1 – 2 p.m. or 6 – 7 p.m. depending on location.** If losing weight is on your radar this year than this FREE event is a must. Alison, ShopRite’s Registered Dietitian, will be hosting 3-weeks of weight management classes to all customers. **Note: Daytime sessions will be held from 1 – 2 p.m. at ShopRite of Hackensack; Evening sessions will be held 6 – 7 p.m. at Bogota Public Library. Space is limited and sign up is required at the Dietitian’s Office.

Tue., Jan. 26 – Produce Pick, 4 – 6 p.m. Stop by the Dietitian’s Corner to see this week’s produce pick, cooked up in a tasty recipe. Taste a sample and pick up some recipes to try at home.

Thurs., Jan. 28 – Live Right with ShopRite Kid’s Cooking Class, 5 – 6 p.m. Little chefs can learn to cook, FREE, with Alison, ShopRite’s Registered Dietitian. This class is hands on, nutritious and fun. Recommended for ages 5-12. **Note: Space is limited, and sign up is required at the Dietitian’s Office.

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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