Stop & Shop Nutritional Seminars

About the Program

Super Stop and Shop of Feeding Hills, MA makes a healthy commitment to the residents of Agawam by hosting five nutritional seminars. These 45 minute seminars will provide participants with information to choose the healthiest food items for their families.

Seminar 1

Celebrate the Harvest – Monday, October 15, 2012 at 6:30 PM

Choose ripe produce, taste a variety of fruits/veggies, become an apple connoisseur, identify which fruit can ward off winter colds and the flu, and identify which fruit has 3 times the antioxidants of green tea.

Seminar 2

I’m a pre-diabetic/diabetic help? – Monday, November 5, 2012 at 6:30 PM

November is diabetic Awareness Month – Diabetes is reaching epidemic proportions. Experts say that about eight or nine million Americans are walking around not knowing they even have diabetes. Learn to identify diabetic friendly foods, lower carbohydrate and reduce calories products, sources of soluble fiber, omega 3 fatty acids, and whole grain products. The Stop & Shop Pharmacy will provide some healthy information.

Seminar 3

Healthy Lunches for kids/Grown-ups – Monday, December 10, 2012 at 6:30 PM

Learn about protein options, read and interpreting salad dressing labels, salad options, healthy deli options, the natural food isle, and sandwich options.

Seminar 4

Rethink Your Drink & Snack Attack – Monday, cancelled

Time to kick your soda addiction. Learn about choosing beverages wisely, reading labels, sport drinks, bottled waters, flavored waters, seltzer waters and, coconut water. Snack Attack – identify prepackaged snacks, portion size, yogurt, and 100 – calorie snacks.

Seminar 5

Supermarket 101 Scavenger Hunt – Cancelled

Make residents aware of what they eat and how food companies use the media to market their products. Learn about serving size, calories, total fat grams, and protein.