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October: Fall into Good Health and Wellness with ShopRite of Hackensack’s Full Calendar of Events

| October 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Inserra Supermarkets
20 Ridge Road
Mahwah, New Jersey 07430

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Happenings Include a Flu Shot Clinic and Events Focused on Immunity-Boosting Foods and Celiac Awareness

HACKENSACK, N.J., Oct. 3, 2016 – ShopRite of Hackensack, an Inserra Supermarkets store, is hosting a full calendar of healthy events throughout the month of October, including those focused on immunity-boosting foods and celiac awareness. The store’s registered dietitian, Alison Halpern, R.D., C.H.E.S., will lead each of the 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:

Sat., Oct. 1 – Hackensack Street Festival, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Come on down to Main Street in Hackensack for a day of fun! Alison, ShopRite’s in-store dietitian, will be onsite giving away healthy snacks and discussing ShopRite’s free nutrition services.

Fri., Oct 7 (12 – 2 p.m.; 4 – 6 p.m.) and Sat., Oct. 22 (2 – 4 p.m.) – Dietitian’s Product Spotlight: SuperSeedz. Looking for a super-delicious, super-nutritious seasonal snacks? We’ve got your answer – SuperSeedz Gourmet Pumpkin Seeds! Stop by the Dietitian’s Corner for samples.

Mon., Oct. 10 – Flu Shot Clinic, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. It’s that time again – cold and flu season. Find out about the protective power of flu-fighting foods from Alison, ShopRite’s in-store dietitian, and get a flu shot from the pharmacist.

Wed., Oct. 12 (12:30 – 2:30 p.m.) and Wed., Oct. 19 (4 – 6 p.m.) – Meal of the Week. Stumped on what to make for dinner? The Meal of the Week station, located in the Meat Department, has you covered. 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., Oct. 13 and 27 – Free Cooking Class for Kids, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Please note space is limited, and pre-registration is required. Stop by the Dietitian’s Office or call (201) 819-5015 to register. Bring your little chefs ages 5 to 12 for this free, interactive cooking class. It’s an ideal way to encourage youngsters to try some new and healthy menu items and have fun too!

Mon., Oct. 24 – Weeknight Meal Fix, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Think you’re too busy to cook? Think again! Let Alison, your in-store dietitian, show you a quick-fix meal featuring Banza Chickpea Pasta that will save you from calling for takeout. Samples will be available.

Mon., Oct. 31 – Trick or Treat at the Dietitian’s Corner, 3 – 5 p.m. Stop by the Dietitian’s Corner with the kids for a yummy Halloween treat.

All Inserra Supermarkets’ Pharmacy Departments provide flu shots. Walk-ins are welcome, and most insurance plans are accepted. No insurance? Not a problem. Ask the pharmacist for details.

ShopRite of Hackensack is located at 500 South River Street in Hackensack, N.J. In addition to leading the full 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


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