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September: ShopRite of Northvale Hosts National Cholesterol Education Month and Fall Wellness Events

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Inserra Supermarkets
20 Ridge Road
Mahwah, NJ 07430

Programs are Free and Open to the Public

Event Date: September 30, 2014

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NORTHVALE, N.J., Sept. 4, 2014 – September, which is National Cholesterol Education Month, is a good time to learn about food and lifestyle choices that help people of all ages – from seniors to young Americans and children – prevent or manage high cholesterol. Throughout the month, ShopRite of Northvale, an Inserra Supermarkets store, will host a wellness series led by Samantha Pappas, R.D., in-store registered dietitian. The following free events are being held for local residents. All programs are open to the public, held at ShopRite of Northvale and do not require advance registration, unless otherwise noted:

Tues., Sept. 9 – Crispy Greens Sampling, 5 – 7 p.m. Freeze-dried fruit is an all-natural, no-sugar-added wholesome back-to-school snack. Taste and see! 

Thurs., Sept. 11 – KIND Sampling, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Sample Sammy's favorite nutrient-rich granola and KIND bars. Prizes will be awarded to participants.

Fri., Sept. 12 – Siggi's Yogurt Sampling, noon – 2 p.m. Sample this new Icelandic yogurt, currently boasting the highest ratio of protein to sugar of any flavored yogurt. Gift cards will be awarded, as supplies last.

Wed., Sept. 17 – Culinary Workshop, 6 – 8 p.m. Join the in-store dietitian and culinary chef in preparing a healthy meal as part of this new culinary workshop series. Pre-registration is required.

Fri., Sept. 19 – High Fiber Friday, 10 a.m. – noon. Remain fit and full with fiber! Stop by the Dietitian's Corner for the latest high-fiber finds.

Tues., Sept. 23 – Free Cholesterol Screening, 4 – 8 p.m. Knowing your numbers is a great first step toward preventing or controlling heart disease. Learn some heart-healthy habits too.

Wed., Sept. 24 – LiveRight with ShopRite Kids' Day, 5 – 6 p.m. Youngsters can create and try new things while preparing a simple, healthy snack. Recipe cards will be distributed to all participants. Pre-registration is required.

Fri., Sept. 26 – Right for Tonight Dinner Demo, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Taste and see how to cook up a healthy dish tonight. Recipe cards will be available.

Tues., Sept. 30 – Produce Pick, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. This month's produce pick will be the "star" of a new dish prepared by the dietitian. Stop by for a sample and recipe.

Tues., Sept. 30 – Heart-Healthy Store Tour, 2 – 4 p.m. This dietitian-guided tour will highlight heart-healthy in-store products. Heart-healthy recipes also will be provided. Pre-registration is required.

ShopRite of Northvale is located at 246 Livingston St., in Northvale, N.J. For more information or to pre-register for the LiveRight with ShopRite Kids' Day or Heart-Healthy Store Tour, contact ShopRite of Northvale's Samantha Pappas, R.D., at (862) 377-3177 or email Samantha.pappas@wakefern.com.

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