Healthy Diet

All diets rich in vegetables are not created equal. Sure, you can make the commitment to a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle, but a plant-based diet can be as simple as having a meatless meal once or twice a week according to Atlantic Health System nutritionists. If that still seems daunting, try preparing dishes with a smaller piece of beef or pork and larger portions of leafy greens. Experiment with different methods of cooking, such as grilling or roasting, to enhance texture and unlock flavors in fruits and vegetables you once thought unappealing. Read more and find a healthy quesadilla recipe >



Healthy Diet Programs and Screenings


Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available. Adults 65 and older who are looking to stay well with age may benefit from events labeled “New Vitality.”
 
New Vitality: Healthy Food Shopping Tour
Take a tour of a grocery store and learn how to identify healthy foods and read nutrition labels.
Wednesday, July 17; 2:00 to 3:00pm
ShopRite of Mansfield, 1965 Route 57 and Allen Road, Hackettstown, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499. 

New Vitality: Healthy Summer Eating – The Importance of Hydration
Dehydration can increase your risk of a serious cardiovascular event, such as heart attack, stroke or kidney failure. Learn how to beat the heat this summer with plenty of fluids.
Tuesday, July 30; 10:00 to 11:00am
Hackettstown Medical Arts Building, Center for Healthier Living
108 Bilby Road, Suite 101, Hackettstown, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499. 
 
Overeaters Anonymous
Learn about compulsive overeating and how to overcome it.
Sundays, 9:00 to 10:00am
Hackettstown Medical Center, First Floor, Conference Dining Room
 
Medical Nutrition Counseling
Individual sessions are available by appointment at Hackettstown Medical Center. For more information and to schedule an appointment, call 908-441-1482.


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