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February: ShopRite of Lodi Observes American Heart Month with Free Nutrition and Wellness Events

Activities Include Nutrition Tips, Kid’s Day, Health Screening and More

LODI, N.J., Jan. 27, 2017 – ShopRite of Lodi, 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, Julianne Gallo, M.S., R.D., will lead the activities with easy-to-implement advice and instruction. All events are open to the public, held at ShopRite of Lodi and do not require advance registration unless otherwise noted:

Wed., Feb. 1. – Lighter Game Day Snacks, 4 – 6 p.m. Julianne, ShopRite’s registered dietitian, will be preparing healthier versions of some favorite football party snacks. Stop by for samples and recipes.

Fri., Feb. 3 & Sun., Feb. 26 – Meal of the Week Demo, 12 – 2 p.m. Stumped on what to cook for dinner? Stop by the Meal Cart, located at the entrance to the produce department, where Julianne will be offering samples and recipes.

Mon., Feb. 6 – Heart Healthy Snacks, 3 – 5 p.m. ShopRite’s registered dietitian, Julianne, will be providing some heart healthy snack ideas. Stop by for samples and information.

Mon., Feb. 13 – The Skinny on Fats, 4 – 6 p.m. Get the facts on good, bad, healthy and unhealthy fats. Julianne, ShopRite’s registered dietitian, will be providing samples, coupons and recipes.

Tues., Feb. 14 – Sweets for your Sweetie, 3 – 5 p.m. Julianne, ShopRite’s registered dietitian, will be sampling a recipe featuring a Valentine’s Day favorite–dark chocolate. Recipe and nutrition information will be provided.

Wed., Feb. 15, 5 – 7 p.m. & Sat., Feb. 25, 12 – 2 p.m. – Dip it Good. Stop by and see Julianne, ShopRite’s in-store dietitian, for samples of nutritious and flavorful dips that are perfect for game day and any snack occasion.

Thurs., Feb. 16 – Free Cholesterol and Glucose Screenings, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The Inserra ShopRite Health and Wellness team will be offering free cholesterol and glucose screenings, food samples and information.

Fri., Feb. 17 – Nuts for Heart Health, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Julianne, ShopRite’s in-store dietitian, will be providing information on the many healthy benefits of eating nuts.

Wed., Feb. 22 – Free Kid’s Day Event, 4 – 5 p.m. Please note space is limited and pre-registration is required with Julianne. ShopRite’s in-store dietitian is hosting a FREE kid’s snacking class with healthy, tasty snacks and fun activities.

Thurs., Feb. 23 – Fiber-full Snacks, 3 – 5 p.m. Julianne, ShopRite’s in-store dietitian, will be discussing the importance of fiber in a heart healthy diet.

Tues., Feb. 28 – Produce Pick, 3 – 5 p.m. Julianne, ShopRite’s in-store dietitian, will be mixing up this week’s produce pick into a delicious new dish! Stop by for samples and recipes.

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 Lodi is located at 175 Main Street, Lodi, 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 Lodi, Julianne Gallo, M.S., R.D., at (201) 250-5042 or email Julianne.Gallo@wakefern.com.

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