Our nutritionist, Marianne Heffrin, has some great tips each week to make eating healthy easy!
In addition to our new shelf labels, Marianne continues to offer weekly advice, tips and educational tours. Our "Nutritional Navigation" tours are available free of charge to any group such as schools, girl\boy scouts, health clubs, support groups -anyone for that matter.
For information on scheduling a guided tour, or to find out when upcoming tours will take place, please email Marianne Heffrin . Even if you are not currently involved with any of the above mentioned groups, we will help you to find a convenient tour in the near future.
For your convenience we have listed a wide variety of websites that have accurate, helpful information. These sites offer knowledge, recipes, health room chats, newsletters, as well as personalized recommendations for free.
American Heart Association A great site for gathering knowledge on how to lead a healthier life. Tips include healthy recipes, articles on health condition prevention and maintenance, exercise tips, and so much more. A wonderful starting point for all.
American Heart Association Food Certification Program Learn about the Food Certification Program's heart-check mark and the corresponding shelf tags that we are displaying in our stores. Create your own heart-healthy shopping list that you can print or download to your web-enabled mobile phone or PDA.
Department of Agricultures The USDA's website contains a wealth of information, from dietary guidelines, to quick & easy tips, to a Personalized Food Pyramids. This site is an excellent staring point for everyone
MyPyramidTracker.gov To motivate you, track your progress, and to assess your current diet and exercise routines visit take a look at the USDA's food pyramid tracking site. Here you will be able to keep track of your eating and exercising for free.
The Better Health Foundation If your looking for tasty and healthy recipes that incorporate more fruits and vegetables into your diet, chat rooms on getting children to to eat healthy, and much more then this is the place to be!
The Produce for Better Health Foundation is an excellent website for educators and parents. This link takes you directly to their fundraising for schools and other non-profits page.