Doylestown Health has teamed up with Wegmans Food Markets and Pharmacy in Montgomeryville for a fun-filled event all about nutrition.
Ready to incorporate healthier options into your diet, but not sure where to start? Join Doylestown Health to learn tips on how to shop for a healthier, more nutritious diet. Plus, learn to navigate the grocery store to find the healthiest options for the whole family.
The Importance of a Healthy, Balanced Diet
According to the United States Department of Agriculture, the typical American diet includes more than the recommended amount of calories from solid fats and added sugars, refined grains, sodium and saturated fat. And, most of us are not eating enough fruits and vegetables.
Why is good nutrition so important? A balanced diet is a key ingredient to helping you maintain a healthy weight, along with regular physical activity. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that people who are overweight and obese are at an increased risk for serious health conditions, including:
With more work, school and activities on our plates than ever, it can be difficult to make healthy, nutritious choices during mealtimes. It’s easy to reach for food options that are quick and convenient, instead of choosing items for their nutrition benefits. But, a healthy diet doesn’t have to be hard if you know what to look for and plan ahead.
Nutrition Expo Activities
Join Doylestown Health and Wegmans Food Markets and Pharmacy in Montgomeryville to learn practical nutrition tips and enjoy healthy activities, including:
- Grocery store tours
- Avoiding processed foods: Eating healthy on the go
- Fats and oils/digestive health
- Eating the rainbow
- Pediatric nutrition
- How to incorporate the DASH diet into your daily life
Attendees can also participate in FREE preventive health screenings, including:
- Blood pressure screening
- Glucose screening
- Cholesterol screening
- Body mass index (BMI)
- Health risk assessment
- Stroke screening
Nutrition for Life Expo Event Details
When: Wednesday, April 27, 11 am to 2 pm
Where: Wegmans Market, 500 Montgomery Mall, North Wales, PA 19454
Learn More and Register
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