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July: Summer is Heating Up with an Array of Nutrition and Wellness Events at ShopRite of Hackensack

| July 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Inserra Supermarkets
20 Ridge Road
Mahwah, New Jersey 07430

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Month’s Happenings to Focus on Summer Travel Planning, Hydration

HACKENSACK, N.J., July 6, 2016 – ShopRite of Hackensack, an Inserra Supermarkets store, is hosting a full calendar of healthy events throughout the month of July including those focused on summer travel planning and hydration. The store’s registered dietitian, Alison Halpern, R.D., C.H.E.S., will lead each of the LiveRight offerings and provide easy-to-implement advice. All programs are free, open to the public, held at ShopRite of Hackensack and do not require advance registration, unless otherwise noted:

Fri., July 1 and Sat., July 9 – Hydration Station, 12 to 2 p.m. Hydration needs to increase over the summer, especially for those who are active. Stop by the Dietitian’s Corner and sample some ways to stay healthfully hydrated.

Tues., July 5 – Smoothies for Snoopy Fundraiser, 12:30 to 3 p.m. Customers who donate $1 or more to the Diabetes Research Institute will receive a fresh, delicious smoothie and also get their name on a Snoopy card that will be on display in the store.

Thurs., July 7 and Thurs., July 21 – LiveRight with ShopRite Kids’ Cooking Class, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.  Now offering two classes each month!  Please note space is limited, and pre-registration is required. Stop by the dietitian’s office or call (201) 819-5015 to register. Bring little chefs ages 5 to 12 for a fun, interactive and free cooking class. The class is a great way to encourage youngsters to try some new and healthy menu items.

Mon., July 11, 18 and 25 – Meal of the Week, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Don’t know what to make for dinner? The Meal of the Week Station, located in the meat department, can help. There you can pick up the recipe and all of the ingredients needed to create a complete meal. Sample the meal of the week in the food court.

Thurs., July 14 – Freezer Find, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.  Alison, ShopRite’s in-store registered dietitian, will be sampling this month’s healthy freezer pick at the Dietitian’s Corner. Stop by for a taste!

Fri., July 15 – Produce Pick, noon to 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 a recipe.

Sun., July 17 and Sun., July 31 – Dietitian’s Product Spotlight, 12 to 2 p.m. Coco Libre Protein Coconut Water is a simple yet delicious choice for nutrition and hydration on the go. This is a smooth and creamy snack that won’t slow you down. Stop by the Dietitian’s Corner for a sample.

Wed., July 20 and Mon., July 25 – Personal Nutrition Counseling, 4 to 7 p.m. Call to make an appointment at (201) 819-5015; those who reserve an appointment will be given priority. Alison, ShopRite’s registered in-store dietitian, will be staying late to accommodate customers with busy daytime schedules. Take advantage of these late nights and get all your nutrition questions answered.

Mon., July 25 – Hackensack University Medical Center Health and Wellness Screening (Time TBD). Doctors from Hackensack University Medical Center will be in-store offering a free screening. No appointment is necessary.

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, 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 Alison.halpern@wakefern.com.

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