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Store Will Provide Wide Range of Free Nutrition Services and Programs to Customers and Community Organizations

NORTH BERGEN, N.J., Sept. 14, 2016 – Inserra Supermarkets has announced the appointment of Danah Atieh, R.D., as the retail dietitian at ShopRite of Columbia Park in North Bergen, N.J. In this new role,  Atieh will lead the store’s wide range of free nutrition counseling and LiveRight event programming for customers and local community organizations.

“We are thrilled to welcome Danah to our Inserra Supermarkets family,” said Lindsey Inserra, vice president of health and wellness of Inserra Supermarkets. As we mark the 10 -year anniversary of our In-store  Dietitian Program, we continue to expand our nutrition counseling and wellness programming for our customers, associates and the communities we serve.”

Prior to joining Inserra, Atieh was a clinical dietitian at Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health and a nutritionist at the Children’s Home Society of New Jersey’s Mercer W.I.C. Program. Previously, she was a community research assistant in the Rutgers Infant Nutrition and Growth (RING) project, which focused on the relationship between children’s physical activity and their nutritional intake.

A resident of Parlin, N.J., Atieh received her Bachelor’s of Science degree in nutritional sciences from Rutgers University’s School of Environmental and Biological Sciences in New Brunswick, N.J.  In addition, she completed her dietetic internship program with the University of Delaware’s Distance Dietetic Internship and is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Atieh is fluent in Arabic and Spanish.

Each month, dietitians at Inserra’s ShopRite supermarkets located throughout New Jersey and New York State host a series of free events. In addition to small group and one-on-one counseling, the stores host healthy cooking classes, recipe demonstrations, and pantry makeover seminars as well as in-store health screenings and advice. The family-owned 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 of Columbia Park is located at 3147 Kennedy Blvd. in North Bergen, N.J. In addition to developing a full roster of store-based wellness programs, ShopRite’s in-store dietitians can serve as guest speakers/instructors at wellness events hosted by local organizations. For more information, please contact Atieh at danah.atieh@wakefern.com or 201-587-5881.

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