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Inserra Supermarkets
20 Ridge Road
Mahwah, NJ 07430

Programs are Free and Open to the Public

Event Date: August 31, 2014

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RAMSEY, N.J., August 1, 2014 – Savor the last weeks of summer with healthy meal planning and preparation suggestions featured in the August wellness series hosted by ShopRite of Ramsey, an Inserra Supermarkets store. Led by Sondra Tackett, M.S., R.D., in-store registered dietitian, the following free events are being held throughout the month for local residents. All programs are open to the public, held at ShopRite of Ramsey and do not require advance registration, unless otherwise noted:

Fri., Aug. 1/Wed., Aug. 27 – High Fiber Find, 1 – 3 p.m. Trying to lose weight? Do you want to lower cholesterol or manage blood sugar? Fiber is the key! Stop by the Dietitian's Corner for the latest high-fiber finds.

Mon., Aug. 4 – Fresh Food Fast: 5 Ingredients, 3 – 6 p.m. Learn how to turn five simple ingredients into a healthy, filling meal. Redefine fast food with this recipe.

Fri., Aug. 8 – Produce Pick, 1 – 3 p.m. This month's produce pick will be the "star" of a new dish prepared by the dietitian.

Sun., Aug. 10 – Healthy Freezer Find, 10 a.m. – noon. Get helpful hints for choosing healthy items in the frozen food department. Sample this month's favorite frozen pick and get a coupon.

Mon., Aug. 11 – Back-to-School Snack Attack, 4 – 6 p.m. Visit the Dietitian's Corner to discover how to make snack time more nutritious this fall.

Wed., Aug. 13 – Fiber and Whole Grains Lecture, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., at Northwest Bergen Regional Senior Center, 50 Center St., Midland Park. The wide ranging health benefits of fiber for older adults will be addressed, followed by a special whole-grain dish demonstration.

Sat., Aug. 16 – Dip It Good!, noon – 2 p.m. Learn how to add a unique twist to traditional dips for your summertime barbecue guests.

Sun., Aug. 17 – Ramsey Farmer's Market, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., at Erie Plaza, Ramsey. Healthy, kid-friendly ideas will be featured using local bounty.

Tues., Aug. 19 – Produce Pick, 1 – 3 p.m. This month's produce pick will be the "star" of a new dish prepared by the dietitian.

Thurs., Aug. 21 – Build a Better Sandwich, 2 – 4 p.m. Get some great back-to-school lunch bag ideas and tips for how to build a creative, nutritious sandwich at the Dietitian's Corner.

Mon., Aug. 25 – LiveRight with ShopRite Kid's Day, 4 – 5 p.m. Youngsters can create and try new things while preparing a simple, healthy snack. Recipe cards and activity ideas will be distributed to all participants. Pre-registration is required.

Sat., Aug. 30 – No Cook Summer Sides: Labor Day BBQ Edition, noon – 3 p.m. Make this Labor Day BBQ the tastiest and easiest yet with no-heat-required dishes.

ShopRite of Ramsey is located at 2 Interstate Shopping Center in Ramsey, N.J. For more information or to pre-register for the LiveRight with ShopRite Kid's Day, contact ShopRite of Ramsey's Sondra Tackett, M.S., R.D., at (201) 419-9160 or email Sondra.tackett@wakefern.com.