Free Nutrition Services at ShopRite Commerce Park
Jun 24, 2011 12:47PM
Jamie Lee McIntyre,R.D.
ShopRite of Commerce Park, on the Stamford/Greenwich town line, recognizing the importance of good health and nutrition, is the only store to add a full time registered dietitian to its team. Jamie Lee McIntyre,R.D. is a Registered Dietitian, Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist, and can be found at the Dietician’s Corner, next to the pharmacy. She provides free nutrition services, including consultation on food allergies, disease management and prevention, individual and family nutrition counseling, grocery store tours, healthy recipe cooking classes, nutrition seminars, health screenings, and much more. One role of this new position is to focus on community education programs working toward a goal of reducing the incidence of obesity related co-morbidities, such as diabetes and heart disease. Over the past several months she has also worked with schools, seniors centers, non-profit agencies, and community health systems. Programs offered off-site focus on age-related nutrition topics and include a question/answer portion to help clarify some of the most puzzling nutrition questions.
ShopRight is at 1990 West Main Street, Stamford. Call 203.604.4788 for more information regarding ShopRite’s new free Nutrition Services program.