SHOPRITES OF HACKENSACK AND RAMSEY OFFER UNIQUE NEW SERVICE

September 24, 2013

In-Store Dietitians Bring Free Health and Wellness Services to ShopRite Customers

To help customers live healthier lifestyles, ShopRite of Hackensack and ShopRite of Ramsey now provide customers with the free services of an in-store dietitian.
 
Jennifer Blume, Registered Dietitian (RD), has joined the organization at ShopRite of Ramsey.  Ms. Blume received her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Nutrition Education from Montclair State University.  With the American College of Sports and Medicine, Ms. Blume’s specialties include weight loss and bariatric diets, as well as pediatrics, pre-natal, geriatrics, diabetics, and heart health.
 
Emily Johnston, RD, has joined the ShopRite of Hackensack.  Ms. Johnston received her Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of North Carolina.  Ms. Johnston completed her dietetic internship at Montclair State University.  She is also a certified diabetes educator and holds a certificate of training in pediatric and adolescent weight management from the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
 
“We are excited to provide our customers with the benefits of an in-store dietitian,” said Larry Inserra, President of Inserra Supermarkets, a family business that owns the ShopRites of Ramsey and Hackensack.  “Adding Jennifer and Emily to our team at the ShopRite of Ramsey and Hackensack is just another way that we try to go above and beyond to provide value and service to our customers, associates and the local community.”
 
As ShopRite Retail Dietitians, Ms. Blume and Ms. Johnston will work with customers to educate them on making healthier choices while food shopping, as well as carrying out these choices by preparing healthy balanced meals. The dietitians will also host a series of healthy cooking classes, offer delicious recipes, hold seminars on pantry makeovers, and even conduct tours for shoppers looking to improve their diet.
 
As part of ShopRite’s Retail Dietitian team, Ms. Blume and Ms. Johnston are among more than sixty Registered Dietitians who service ShopRite stores in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Maryland.  Together these Dietitians offer nutrition advice, meal planning, and diet modification for specific medical conditions.
 
All nutritional services will be available free of charge.  To make an appointment with Ms. Blume at ShopRite of Ramsey, customers can call (201) 934-8989.  ShopRite of Hackensack customers can make an appointment with Ms. Johnston by calling (201) 329-7470.
 
ShopRite of Ramsey:  2 Interstate Shopping Center, Ramsey, NJ 07446.  The store is open everyday from 7AM-12 Midnight. 
 
ShopRite of Hackensack:  500 River Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601.  The store is open everyday from 7AM-12 Midnight.  The Pharmacy is open Monday through Friday from 9AM-9PM, Saturday from 9AM-6PM, and Sunday from 10AM-2PM.

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