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October: ShopRite of Wayne Hosts Health, Wellness and Cold/Flu Prevention Events

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Inserra Supermarkets
20 Ridge Road
Mahwah, NJ 07430

Programs are Free and Open to the Public

Event Date: October 31, 2014

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WAYNE, N.J., Sept. 29, 2014 – ShopRite of Wayne, an Inserra Supermarkets store, is hosting a full roster of health and wellness programs throughout October. Natalie Nachef, 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 Wayne and do not require advance registration, unless otherwise noted:

Mon., Oct. 6 & 20 – Produce Pick, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. This month's produce pick will be the "star" of a new dish prepared by the dietitian. Stop by for a recipe.

Tues., Oct. 7, 14, 21 & 28 – Eat Well, Be Happy 4-Week Weight Management Class, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. & 6 – 7 p.m. This FREE four-week weight management class has been specially designed for customers with weight loss on their radar this fall. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.   

Thurs., Oct. 16 & 30 – Fall Favorite: Pumpkin, 3 – 5 p.m. More than just a decorative fall staple, pumpkin can be added to some of your favorite foods for a new twist of taste.

Sat., Oct. 18 – Cabot sMOOthie Bike Event, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Customers of all ages can "Pedal Out Hunger" on Cabot Creamery Cooperative's human-powered sMOOthie blender bike to mix yogurt smoothies and log miles in an effort to raise hunger awareness. ShopRite of Wayne is competing against other stores to win 200 pounds of Cabot cheese for a local food pantry.

Sat., Oct. 18 – LiveRight with ShopRite Kids' Day, 1 – 2 p.m. Youngsters can create and try new things while preparing a simple, healthy snack. Pre-registration is required.

Tues., Oct. 21 & Thurs., Oct. 23 – Wayne Public Library Kids' Classes, 4 – 5 p.m. Stop by the Wayne Public Library for storytime and a snack. This month's theme is spooky Halloween snacks. Online registration required: http://www.waynepubliclibrary.org/.

Wed., Oct. 22 – Scary Facts about Sugar, all day. Zombies, goblins and sugar, oh my! The weeks before and after Halloween can be filled with extra sugar. Stop by the Dietitian's Corner for important sugar facts.

Fri., Oct. 24 – High Fiber Friday, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Stop by the Dietitian's Corner to learn how to meet your fiber requirements in a delicious way every day.

Mon., Oct. 27 – Flu-Fighting Foods, noon – 2 p.m. Learn and taste foods that will help keep you healthy during cold and flu season and all year-round. Lists of immune-boosting food suggestions will be available.

Fri., Oct. 31 – Spooky Snacks, 3 – 5 p.m.  Stop by for a healthy spooky snack your little witches and zombies will love and check out top snacks for a healthy Halloween.

ShopRite of Wayne is located at 625 Hamburg Turnpike in Wayne, N.J. For more information or to pre-register for a program, contact ShopRite of Wayne's Natalie Nachef, M.S., R.D., at (201) 419-9165 or email Natalie.nachef@wakefern.com.

 

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