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November: ShopRite of Fair Lawn to Host Health, Wellness and National Diabetes Awareness Month Events

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Inserra Supermarkets
20 Ridge Road
Mahwah, NJ 07430

Programs are Free and Open to the Public

Event Date: November 30, 2014

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FAIR LAWN, N.J., Oct. 28, 2014 – ShopRite of Fair Lawn, an Inserra Supermarkets store, is hosting a full roster of health and wellness programs throughout November, including National Diabetes Awareness Month events. Dana Gaule, R.D., in-store registered dietitian, will lead each of the offerings and provide easy-to-implement nutrition and wellness advice. The following free events are being held for local residents. All programs are open to the public, held at ShopRite of Fair Lawn and do not require advance registration, unless otherwise noted:

Mon., Nov. 3, 10, 17 & 24 – Eat Well, Be Happy 4-Week Diabetes Management Class, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. This free four-week diabetes management class is specially designed for those managing diabetes and/or helping a family member to do so. Space is limited, and pre-registration is required.

Mon., Nov. 3 – Healthy Freezer Finds, 3 – 6 p.m. Frozen food can be healthy. Drop by the Dietitian's Corner for a sample and tips on navigating the frozen food aisle.

Fri., Nov. 7 & 21 – High Fiber Friday, 1 – 4 p.m. Stop by the Dietitian's Corner to learn how to meet your fiber requirements and weight loss goals in a delicious way every day.

Sat., Nov. 8 – ShopRite of Fair Lawn Presents: Diabetes Day, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. ShopRite of Fair Lawn encourages its customers and visitors to know their numbers and will have free in-store health screenings on Diabetes Day, including blood glucose, blood pressure and vascular ultrasound. No appointments are necessary for the screenings, and diabetes-friendly food samples – and coupons – will be available too.

Mon., Nov. 10 & 17 – Produce Pick, 2 – 5 p.m. This month's produce pick will be the "star" of the new dish prepared by the dietitian.

Tues., Nov. 11 – Grocery Shopping with Diabetes Store Tour, 6 – 7 p.m. ShopRite's registered dietitian will highlight diabetes-friendly foods in each section of the food store. Space is limited, and pre-registration is required.

Wed., Nov. 19 – CarePoint Health Mobile Screenings, 12 – 4 p.m. The CarePoint Health Mobile Screening van will offer free blood pressure and cholesterol screenings. No appointments are necessary, and ShopRite's dietitian will be on-hand to provide nutrition counseling too.

Sun., Nov. 23 – LiveRight with ShopRite Kids' Day (ages 6 and up), 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Youngsters can create and try new things while preparing a simple, healthy snack. Recipe cards will be distributed to all participants. Space is limited, and pre-registration is required.

Tues., Nov. 25 – Cook Right for Tonight: Thanksgiving Edition, 4 – 7 p.m. Stop by the Dietitian's Corner for a sample of a healthy holiday recipe and get tips on how to "lighten up" classic Thanksgiving dishes.

ShopRite of Fair Lawn is located at 17-17 River Rd., in Fair Lawn, 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. For more information or to pre-register for a program, contact ShopRite of Fair Lawn's Dana Gaule, R.D, at (201) 419-9174 or email Dana.gaule@wakefern.com.

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