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

| October 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Inserra Supermarkets

20 Ridge Road

Mahwah, New Jersey 07430

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

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

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Oct. 4, 2016 – ShopRite of Jersey City, an Inserra Supermarkets store, is hosting a full calendar of nutrition and wellness events throughout the month of October, including those focused on immunity-boosting foods, celiac awareness and breast cancer awareness. The store’s registered dietitian, Lynette Hem-Lee, R.D., will lead each of the offerings and provide easy-to-implement advice. All programs are free, open to the public, held at ShopRite of Jersey City and do not require advance registration, unless otherwise noted:

Fri., Oct. 7 (2 – 4 p.m.) and Sun., Oct. 23 (10 a.m. – 12 p.m.) – Snack Attack with SuperSeedz. From jack-o’-lanterns to superfoods, pumpkins do it all. Stop by the Dietitian’s Corner for samples of this nutrient powerhouse.

Fri., Oct. 7 – Adult Culinary Workshop, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Please note space is limited, and pre-registration at the Pharmacy is required. Join Lynette, ShopRite’s registered dietitian, and Chef Denise in creating a healthy and delicious meal as part of our Culinary Workshop Series. This month’s theme is “A Harvest of Recipes.” The cost is $20 per person.

Mon., Oct. 10 – Flu Shot Clinic with the Pharmacy, 2 – 4 p.m. It’s time to prepare for flu season. Stop by the Pharmacy today for a flu shot and samples of flu-fighting foods. Please note that we accept most insurance plans. Reach out to the Pharmacy for details.

Tues., Oct. 11 – Free Blood Pressure Screening, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Drop by to meet the team of Wealth From Health of Jersey City Medical Center and have your blood pressure checked by a registered nurse. Getting to know your numbers is essential when it comes to heart health.

Fri., Oct. 14 – Pretty in Pink, Breast Cancer Awareness Health Fair, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Lynette, ShopRite’s in-store dietitian, is partnering with Jersey City Medical Center and Care Point Health to host a Mini Health Fair in front of the store to promote breast cancer awareness. Stop by to talk to the health care professionals and pick up some giveaways from our vendors.

Sat., Oct. 22 – Culinary Workshop for Kids, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Please note space is limited, and pre-registration at the Pharmacy is required. Bring in the little chefs to join ShopRite’s in-store dietitian and culinary chef in this fun, hands-on cooking class. This month’s class has a “From Scratch PB and J” theme. The cost is $20 per child with an adult and $10 for each additional child.

Sun., Oct. 23 – Meal of the Week Recipe Sampling, 1 – 3 p.m. Stumped on what to cook for dinner? Let Lynette, ShopRite’s in-store dietitian, help you to prepare a delicious and nutritious meal. Stop by the Dietitian’s Corner to sample this nutritious meal, and pick up the recipe and all of the ingredients. Meals change weekly, so stop by often.

Mon., Oct. 24 – Food Day: “International Year of Pulses,” 3 – 6 p.m. Pulses are good for you, beneficial to the livelihood of farmers and have a positive impact on the environment. Stop by the Dietitian’s Corner for more information and samples.

Wed., Oct. 26 – Produce Pick, 1 -2 p.m. Lynette, your in-store dietitian, will be mixing this week’s produce pick into a delicious new dish. Stop by for a sample and a recipe.

Sat., Oct. 29 – Healthy Halloween, 3 – 5 p.m. Stop by the Dietitian’s Corner today and add some healthier options to your Halloween loot.

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 Jersey City is located at 400 Luis Marin Blvd. in Jersey City, N.J. In addition to developing a full roster of store-based wellness programs, ShopRite’s registered dietitians can serve as guest speakers/instructors at wellness events hosted by local organizations. For more information about events or to register, please contact Lynette Hem-Lee, R.D. at (201) 819-5349 or lynette.hem-lee@wakefern.com.

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