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February: ShopRite of Jersey City Observes American Heart Month with Nutrition and Wellness Events

Activities Include Culinary Workshops, Samplings, Screenings and More 

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Feb. 1, 2017 – ShopRite of Jersey City, an Inserra Supermarkets store, is hosting a wide range of nutrition and wellness events throughout the month of February, which is American Heart Month. The store’s registered dietitian, Lynette Hem-Lee, R.D., will lead the activities with easy-to-implement advice and instruction. All events are open to the public, held at ShopRite of Jersey City and do not require advance registration unless otherwise noted.

Fri., Feb. 3 and 17 – Product Spotlight, 1 – 3 p.m. Stop by and see Lynette, ShopRite’s in-store dietitian, for a sample of this month’s product spotlight. 

Fri., Feb. 3 – Healthy Game Day Snacks, 4 – 6 p.m. Stop by the Dietitian’s Corner for ideas on how to put a healthy twist on favorite game day snacks. 

Mon., Feb. 6 and Sat., Feb. 25 – Meal of the Week Sampling, 1 – 3 p.m. Lynette, ShopRite’s in-store dietitian, will be sampling this week’s featured meal. Pick up a recipe and all the ingredients for this nutritious dish.

Mon., Feb. 6 – The Skinny on Fats, 4 – 5 p.m. Get the facts on fats. Stop by the Dietitian’s Corner to pick up samples, coupons and recipes.

Thurs., Feb. 9 – Adult Culinary Workshop, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Please note space is limited, and pre-registration is required. ShopRite’s in-store dietitian Lynette and Chef Denise will create a healthy and delicious meal as part of the Culinary Workshop Series. This month’s theme is “Modern Mediterranean.” Sign up at the Pharmacy. Cost is $20 per person.

Sat., Feb. 11 – Free Cholesterol and Blood Glucose Screening, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Stop by the Dietitian’s Corner and get to know your numbers with FREE cholesterol and blood glucose screenings, healthy food samples and more.

Tues., Feb. 14– Healthy Sweets for Your Sweetie, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Stop by the Dietitian’s Corner to learn more and sample a recipe featuring a Valentine’s Day favorite.

Fri., Feb. 17 – Produce Pick, 3 – 5 p.m. Stop by the Dietitian’s Corner for a recipe and a sample of winter’s freshest produce mixed into a delicious dish.

Fri., Feb. 24 – High Fiber Friday, 1 – 3 p.m. Fiber plays an important role in heart health. Stop by the Dietitian’s Corner today and learn new ways to incorporate more fiber into your diet.

Mon., Feb. 27 – Kid’s Culinary Workshop, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Please note space is limited, and pre-registration is required. Kids will enjoy this fun cooking class led by Chef Denise and ShopRite’s in-store dietitian, Lynette. This month’s theme is “Adventures in Global Eating.” The cost is $20 for one child (with an adult) and $10 for each additional child.

Tues., Feb. 28 – Race for the Cure, 1 – 4 p.m. Stop by the Dietitian’s Corner and meet the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure team, for information and registration details on their 2017 race to be held in Jersey City.

ShopRite of Jersey City is located at 400 Luis Marin Blvd., Jersey City, N.J. In addition to developing a full roster of store-based wellness programs, ShopRite’s in-store dietitian can serve as a guest speaker/instructor at wellness events hosted by local organizations. For more information or to pre-register for a program, contact ShopRite of Jersey City’s, Lynette Hem-Lee, R.D., at (201) 587-5880 or email Lynette.Hem-lee@wakefern.com.

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