KEASBEY, N.J. — ShopRite is introducing a variety of health and wellness offerings for its supermarket customers throughout 2017.
These services include:
Free Eat Well, Be Happy Weight Management Classes — This six-week class teaches portion control, label reading, better-for-you cooking techniques and lifestyle maintenance.
Free Diabetes Classes — Runs throughout the year and features one-hour long sessions focusing on several aspects of diabetes. Held in partnership with ShopRite Pharmacy.
Free In-Store Dietitian Services — ShopRite offers free one-on-one counseling, store tours and year-round events held by its team of over 130 Registered Dietitians.
Free Cholesterol and Diabetes Screenings — ShopRite stores conduct annual free cholesterol and diabetes screenings for customers, the first screening is set to take place in February.
Culinary Workshop Classes — Select ShopRite stores offer monthly culinary workshops for both kids and adults looking to sample new recipes while having fun and learning new cooking techniques taught by professional chefs.
Dates and times of these events vary by store.
“We’re excited to offer these programs to our shoppers, our associates and our local communities,” said Natalie Menza-Crowe, MS, RD, director of ShopRite’s Health and Wellness department. “We want our customers to know that we’re committed to helping them accomplish their individual health and wellness goals, and we’re going to be with them every step of the way.”
The supermarket retailer added it is putting forth this effort to reflect an increasing amount of Americans who say they are committed to leading a healthier lifestyle.
“Our programs are designed to educate, inform and inspire our shoppers to live their best lives,” said Menza-Crowe. “We’ve brought together our team of in-store dietitians, chefs and pharmacists to create a comprehensive assortment of health and wellness services, and we’re proud to offer them to our customers.”
ShopRite, a registered trademark of Wakefern Food, has more than 270 locations in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware and Maryland.