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March: ShopRite of Lyndhurst to Host Array of Wellness Events During National Nutrition Month®

| February 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Inserra Supermarkets
20 Ridge Road
Mahwah, New Jersey 07430

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Offerings Include Cooking Classes, Nutrition Counseling, Walking Club and Much More

LYNDHURST, N.J., Feb. 29, 2016 – ShopRite of Lyndhurst, an Inserra Supermarkets store, is hosting a wide array of free health and wellness events throughout March, which is National Nutrition Month®. Julie Harrington, R.D., in-store registered dietitian, 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 Lyndhurst and do not require advance registration, unless otherwise noted:

Thurs., March 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 – Julie’s Walking Club, 8 a.m. Join Julie, ShopRite’s registered dietitian, for this weekly walking club, which takes a one-mile trek throughout the store. The starting line is the Dietitian’s Corner. Membership cards and prizes are awarded to all participants.

Mon., March 7 – Power Smoothies Featuring Jif Peanut Powder, 1 – 3 p.m. Power up your smoothies with this month’s dietitian product spotlight pick, Jif Peanut Powder. Stop by the Dietitian’s Corner to enjoy a sample, learn fun new ways to use this item and take home recipes.

Tues., March 8 – LiveRight with ShopRite Cooking Class: Green Machine, 5:30 p.m. Space is limited, and pre-registration at Customer Service is required. A $5 deposit will secure the reservation and will be returned in the form of a $5 ShopRite gift card after class. With St. Patrick’s Day around the corner, Julie, ShopRite’s registered dietitian, is going green with all her recipes. Be sure to join her.

Sun., March 13 – Challenge 2 Change Kick-Off Event at the YMCA Program Center, 12 – 2 p.m. Spring into good health by joining the “Challenge 2 Change,” an eight-week wellness program. Participants will earn points and win big prizes for attending events hosted by Julie, ShopRite’s registered dieititian, and the YMCA. The program is open to all South Bergen County residents. For more information, please call (201) 955-5300, ext. 18. The YMCA Program Center is located at 375 Murray Hill Parkway in East Rutherford.

Mon., March 14 – Produce Pick, 1 – 3 p.m. Julie, ShopRite’s in-store dietitian, will be mixing this week’s produce pick into a delicious dish. Drop by for samples and recipe cards.

Wed., March 16 – Grocery Store Tour, 5:30 p.m. During National Nutrition Month®, join Julie, ShopRite’s registered dietitian, for a tour through the aisles. Julie will highlight all of the nutritious items at the store.

Sun., March 20 – LiveRight with ShopRite Cooking Class: Easter Brunch, 2 p.m. Space is limited, and pre-registration at Customer Service is required. A $5 deposit will secure the reservation and will be returned in the form of a $5 ShopRite gift card after class. Look no further for new brunch ideas. Julie, ShopRite’s registered dietitian, will show you how to add a healthy twist to your brunch menu and share her favorite recipes too.

Wed., March 23 – LiveRight with ShopRite Kids’ Day, 4 p.m. Please note space is limited, and pre-registration with Julie is required. Bring in the youngsters for a fun healthy cooking class to encourage your kids to try new foods and enjoy a hands-on cooking experience.

Mon., March 28 – Meal of the Week Sampling, 4 – 6 p.m. Stumped on what to make for dinner? Visit the Dietitian’s Corner to pick up a recipe and all of the ingredients you need to create a complete meal. Recipes change weekly, so drop by often.

Tues., March 29 – LiveRight with ShopRite Cooking Class: Around the World, 5:30 p.m. Space is limited, and pre-registration at Customer Service is required. A $5 deposit will secure the reservation and will be returned in the form of a $5 ShopRite gift card after class. For 2016, we are traveling around the world to learn to cook different cuisines. Next stop, Morocco!

Wed., March 30 – Whole Grain Day, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Happy Whole Grain Sampling Day! Stop by the Dietitian’s Corner to try a variety of healthy whole grains that are rich in fiber, B vitamins and iron.

ShopRite of Lyndhurst is located at 540 New York Ave. in Lyndhurst, N.J. In addition to developing a full roster of store-based wellness programs, ShopRite’s retail dietitians can serve as guest speakers/instructors at wellness events hosted by local organizations and schools. For more information or to pre-register for a program, contact ShopRite of Lyndhurst’s Julie Harrington, R.D., at (201) 419-9154 or email Julie.harrington@wakefern.com.

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