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Inserra Supermarkets Offer Wide Range of Free Nutrition and Wellness Programming

BAYONNE, N.J., Dec. 19, 2016 – Inserra Supermarkets welcomes Kayla Kirschner, R.D.N., as its new in-store dietitian at ShopRite of Bayonne. In this role, Kirschner will lead the store’s new offerings of free nutrition counseling and wellness programming for customers and local community organizations.

“We’re working to meet the needs of our shoppers and their families through our nutrition and wellness programming,” said Lindsey Inserra, vice president of marketing and corporate retail health and wellness of Inserra Supermarkets. “As our new in-store dietitian, Kayla is devoted to creating events such as workshops and classes that benefit the community. She has a broad background in health education, having organized and taught nutrition classes for various organizations.”

Kirschner will enhance the grocery shopping experience for busy customers by serving as a resource, answering nutrition questions and offering healthy recipe ideas. In addition, she will host a variety of free store-based events each month, such as product demos, one-on-one nutrition counseling, weight management classes and health screenings, among others.

Prior to joining Inserra, Kirschner was a wellness coordinator for St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson, N.J., where she implemented a school-based wellness program. Previously, she worked as a school wellness program intern for The Bubble Foundation in New York City where she taught a nutrition curriculum to elementary school children.

Kirschner earned her Bachelor of Science degree in nutritional sciences at The Pennsylvania State University. In addition, she completed her dietetic internship at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the New Jersey Dietetics Association. She is also ServSafe certified with the National Restaurant Association.

The family-owned Inserra Supermarkets chain is widely acknowledged as a good corporate citizen dedicated to improving the lives of local residents and supporting numerous local and national nonprofits. ShopRite’s in-store dietitians are available to serve as guest speakers/instructors at health and wellness events hosted by local organizations. For more information, please contact Kirschner at, or (201) 587-5093


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