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July: ShopRite of Northvale to Host a Full Calendar of Health and Wellness Events
Summer Programming Includes Free Cholesterol Screening, Culinary Workshops and More

NORTHVALE, N.J., July 5, 2017 – ShopRite of Northvale, an Inserra Supermarkets store, is hosting a full calendar of nutrition and wellness events throughout the month of July. The store’s registered dietitian, Jenna Amos, R.D., will lead the summer activities with easy-to-implement advice and instruction. All events are free, open to the public, held at ShopRite of Northvale and do not require advance registration unless otherwise noted:

Wed., July 5 – Summertime Sweets, 3 – 6 p.m.  Sweet treats are a summer staple. Stop by the dietitian’s nook to learn about healthier frozen snack alternatives.

Thurs., July 6 – Snack Attack: Hidden Sources of Protein, 2 – 4 p.m.  Protein packed options are ideal to curb hunger. In-store dietitian Jenna will be featuring snack ideas that are great sources of protein. Stop by the dietitian’s nook for samples and snack ideas.

Fri., July 7 – Better BBQ Sides, 1 – 3 p.m.  Every summer BBQ needs tasty side dishes. Stop by the dietitian’s nook for samples and recipes featuring healthier spins on BBQ classics.

Tues., July 11 – Free Cholesterol Screening, 12 – 4 p.m. Stop by the front of the pharmacy for a free, five-minute test to learn your cholesterol, courtesy of Hackensack Meridian Health.  Information on heart health will be provided.

Sat., July 15 – Build a Better BLT, 12 – 3 p.m. Stop by the dietitian’s nook where in-store dietitian Jenna will demonstrate how, with a few ingredient swaps, you can make your next BLT even better. Featuring Dave’s Killer Bread.

Mon., July 17 – Meal of the Week Demo, 12 – 3 p.m.  Not sure what to cook for dinner? Visit the Meal of the Week case in the produce department where you can pick up a recipe with all the ingredients needed to create a complete meal.

Wed., July 19 – Adult Culinary Workshop, 6 – 8 p.m. Please note space is limited and advanced registration at the courtesy desk is required. Why heat up your kitchen when you can join Jenna in creating a healthy and delicious meal? This month’s theme is “Summer Gatherings.” Cost is $20 per person.

Sat., July 22 – Best of Beach Snacks, 10 a.m. – noon. Beach and pool season is under way. Keep your summer fun fueled with protein-rich, packable and portable snacks. Stop by the dietitian’s nook for samples and snack ideas.

Sun., July 23 – Healthy Hydration, 12 – 3 p.m. Hydration is key during the hot summer months, but the wrong choices can derail any healthy eating plan.  Stop by the dietitian’s nook for ideas and samples on how to stay hydrated.

Tues., July 25 – Produce Pick, 12 – 3 p.m. Eighty percent of Americans don’t meet their daily recommended intake of fruits and vegetables. In-store dietitian Jenna will feature local, seasonal produce in a delicious and nutritious recipe. Stop by the dietitian’s nook for a taste.

Wed., July 26 – Kids’ Culinary Workshop, 5 – 7 p.m. Please note space is limited and advanced registration is required. Bring in little chefs for a cooking class centered on the theme “Easy Cheesy.” Cost for the class is $10 for one child with adult.

ShopRite of Northvale is located at 246 Livingston St., Northvale, 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 Northvale’s Jenna Amos, R.D., at (862) 377-3177 or via email at


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