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May: ShopRite of Jersey City to Host a Range of Health and Wellness Events

Inserra Supermarkets
20 Ridge Road
Mahwah, New Jersey 07430

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May: ShopRite of Jersey City to Host a Range of Health and Wellness Events
Programming Includes Celiac Awareness, 5k Run, Workshops and More

JERSEY CITY, N.J., May 1, 2017 – ShopRite of Jersey City, an Inserra Supermarkets store, is hosting a wide range of free nutrition and wellness events throughout the month of May. The store’s registered dietitian, Lynette Hem-Lee, R.D., will lead the activities with easy-to-implement advice and instruction. All events are open to the public, held at ShopRite of Jersey City and do not require advance registration unless otherwise noted.

Tues., May 2 – Celebrate Women’s Health, 1 – 3 p.m. Join us in celebrating women’s health by picking up some quick tips at the Wellness Corner. Stop in and learn more about staying healthy.

Thurs., May 4. – Free Blood Pressure Screening, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Manage your blood pressure by getting to know your numbers. Stop by the Wellness Corner for a free screening by a registered nurse.

Sat., May 6 – RD Top 10 Picks: Seeds and Fruits, 3 – 5 p.m. Visit Lynette, ShopRite’s in-store dietitian, at the Wellness Corner to learn about the health benefits of seeds and fruits, and pick up some recipes featuring these items.

Thurs., May 11 – Adult Culinary Workshop, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Please note space is limited and pre-registration is required. ShopRite’s in-store dietitian Lynette and Chef Denise will create a healthy and delicious meal focusing on the theme, “Season’s Bounty.” Sign up at the Pharmacy. Cost is $20 per person.

Thurs., May 18 – RD Top 10 Picks: Yogurt and Nuts, 1 – 3 p.m. In-store dietitian Lynette will be sampling two of her favorite baking ingredients – yogurt and nuts. Stop by the Wellness Corner for samples and recipes.

Fri., May 19– Celiac Awareness, 2 – 4 p.m. Aneta, a registered dietitian from Schar gluten-free products, will be on-hand to give out samples and share valuable information on celiac disease.

Sun., May 21 – Race for the Cure, 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. Join the Inserra team for a 5k run to benefit the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Donations will be accepted to support their mission. The race will be held at Liberty State Park in Jersey City.

Wed., May 24 – RD Top 10 Picks: Avocado and Quinoa, 1 – 3 p.m. Visit in-store dietitian Lynette at the Wellness Corner to learn about the health benefits of these two superfoods paired in a delicious and simple meal. Samples and recipes will be offered.

Fri., May 26 – Kid’s Culinary Workshop, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Please note space is limited, and pre-registration at the pharmacy is required. Young chefs will enjoy this fun hands-on cooking class focusing on “Super Seeds” led by Chef Denise and in-store dietitian, Lynette. The cost is $20 for one child (with an adult) and $10 for each additional child.

Tues., May 30 – RD Top 10 Picks: Fish and Vegetables, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Visit Lynette at the Wellness Corner to learn about the health benefits of fish and vegetables, and pick up some recipes featuring these items.

ShopRite of Jersey City is located at 400 Luis Marin Blvd., Jersey City, N.J. In addition to developing a full roster of store-based wellness programs, ShopRite’s in-store dietitian can serve as a guest speaker/instructor at wellness events hosted by local organizations. For more information or to pre-register for a program, contact ShopRite of Jersey City’s, Lynette Hem-Lee, R.D., at (201) 587-5880 or email Lynette.Hem-lee@wakefern.com.

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