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November: ShopRite of Ramsey Hosts Health, Wellness and 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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RAMSEY, N.J., Oct. 29, 2014 – ShopRite of Ramsey, an Inserra Supermarkets store, is hosting a full roster of health and wellness programs throughout November, including Diabetes Awareness Month events. Sondra Tackett, M.S., 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 Ramsey and do not require advance registration, unless otherwise noted:

Mon., Nov. 3 – Diabetes Day with Free Glucose Screening and Vascular Ultrasound, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. In recognition of Diabetes Awareness Month, ShopRite of Ramsey is offering free blood glucose testing as well as vascular screenings by the Center for Vein Restoration. No appointment necessary.

Mon., Nov. 3 – Diabetes Management Class, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. This free four-week diabetes management class, beginning Nov. 3 (and continuing Nov. 10, 24 and Tues., Nov. 18) is specially designed for those managing diabetes and/or helping a family member to do so. Participants will learn about carbohydrates, blood sugar control, healthy cooking options, and much more. Space is limited, and pre-registration is required.

Tues., Nov. 4 and Thurs., Nov. 20 – Culinary Workshop Cooking Classes: Holiday Meals Lightened Up Edition, 6 – 8 p.m. Join ShopRite's in-store dietitian and culinary chef to learn how to lighten some holiday classics. This month's menu features citrus-rosemary green beans, maple-dijon pork roast, sweet-and-sour glazed carrots, and pears with scented honey. Cost is $10 per person. Space is limited, and pre-registration is required.

Thurs., Nov. 6 – Senior Health Talk at Ramsey Public Library, 1 – 2 p.m. ShopRite's registered dietitian will be at the Ramsey Public Library to lead a discussion on making the most of nutrition during one's "golden years." This event is free and open to the public. The Ramsey Library is located at 30 Wyckoff Avenue.

Sun., Nov. 2 and Mon. Nov. 17 – Produce Pick, 2 – 4 p.m. This month's produce pick will be the "star" of the new dish prepared by the dietitian.

Wed., Nov. 19 – Kids' Culinary Workshop (ages 5-12), 5 – 7 p.m. Youngsters will learn how to make a delicious – and nutritious – meal with ShopRite's in-store chef and dietitian. Space is limited, and pre-registration is required.

Tues., Nov. 25 – Happy, Healthy Thanksgiving, 2 – 4 p.m. Learn how to lighten up all of the holiday favorites, including mashed potatoes, turkey and stuffing.

ShopRite of Ramsey is located at 2 Interstate Shopping Center in Ramsey, N.J. For more information or to pre-register for a session, contact ShopRite of Ramsey's Sondra Tackett, M.S., R.D., at (201) 419-9160 or email




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