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Hannaford’s Dietitian Visit – Cowboy Caviar

Hannaford’s dietitian, Fran Weiss, stopped by the HLC on Monday with new treats! Be sure to check out her bulletin board and the pharmacy table for nutrition info!

Hannaford’s Dietitian Update – Bulletin Board Updates and New Game

Fran Weiss, Hannaford’s dietitian, has added new material to the bulletin board outside of the HLC. Check it out! She has also made a new game where people can win prizes by submitting their answers. This game is available at the music table in the HLC.

Hannaford’s Dietitian Visit – “Pop”corn Trail Mixes for Father’s Day

Hannaford’s dietitian, Fran Weiss, stopped by the Healthy Living Center on the 13th with trail mixes to celebrate Father’s Day! She’d be glad to answer any questions you may have about nutrition! Send her an email at frances.weiss@hannaford.com

Hannaford’s Dietitian Visit – Dairy Month

Check Fran’s (our Hannaford dietitian) schedule for fun demos and classes. She brought in strawberry pie parfaits to the Healthy Living Center today to celebrate Dairy Month. Yum! Hope you are here again for her next treat! 🙂 She’d be glad to answer any health and nutrition questions you may have. Contact her by email

Hannaford’s Dietitian Visit – 1 2 3’s of Omega 3’s

Hannaford’s Dietitian, Fran Weiss, MS RDN CDN, visited our Healthy Living Center again on May 23rd. She presented an informative program on healthy fats and the 1 2 3 ‘s of omega 3’s. Nice giveaways too!  Please see Fran if you were unable to attend and would like a free avocado spoon! Fran is available for

Hannaford’s Dietitian Visit – Vegetables and Tzatziki

Our Hannaford dietitian, Fran Weiss, visited us today with healthy snacks for our pre- and post-workouts. Members enjoyed both her homemade and Cedar’s Tzatziki on baby peppers and baby cucumbers. Fran added handouts for the green table: “Homemade Tzatziki” and “Tips for Adding Superfoods to Your Diet”.  Don’t forget to try her guessing game and

Trail Mixes to Fuel Fitness

*CLICK FOR PHOTOS BELOW* Our Hannaford Dietitian, Fran Weiss, treated us today to trail mixes to fuel our fitness.  What a warm welcome for this rainy day!  The mix was fun and easy as 1 2 3 for us to create. There are lots of winners in Fran’s scavenger hunts and guesses game challenges. Don’t

Strawberry and Avocado Salsa

Check out this surprise visit from Hannaford’s dietitian! Fran Weiss treated the members of the Healthy Living Center with strawberry avocado salsa with cinnamon pita dippers.  Yum!  She also brought new recipes and nutrition information. Did you guess Fran’s mystery item on the music table? Win a Guiding Star coupon! Pick up one of her

Fit 4 Fido Class & National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day

April 30th was National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day, and Melissa Costello (who dressed up as a cat) taught a free Fit 4 Fido class at 6pm. The class featured animal-inspired exercises such as the cat cow, bear crawl and alligator crawl. Also, we were accepting donations to give to the Capital District Humane Association!

Fit 4 Fido & National Adopt a Rescue Pet Day

We will be having a Fit 4 Fido class at the HLC on Tuesday, April 30th @ 6:00 pm! This class will have animal-inspired exercises, such as the inchworm, bear crawl and cat cow! The class is free and will be taught by Melissa. Please also consider donating to the Capital District Humane Association. We

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The Healthy Living Center is located inside Hannaford Supermarket at 900 Central Ave, Albany NY, 12206. Contact the Healthy Living Center at: (518) 729-4732 or afaragon@cdymca.org
Healthy Living Center Presented By the Capital District YMCA and Hannaford