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Fran’s Class on The Mediterranean Diet

Check out pictures from Fran’s last class! Fun and interactive nutrition and Zumba presentation on the Mediterranean lifestyle. Check for Fran’s future programs.

Welcome Week 2018 – Hannaford’s Dietitian Services

Once again Hannaford’s Registered Dietitian Fran produced a presentation that was not only “Simply Healthy” but also “Simply Amazing”!                   The children’s participation is a testament to Fran’s ability to produce content in an interactive and fun manner!  Here were some prizes given for correct answers. The

Healthy Back to School Snacks

Fran’s bought her demo to the HLC today ..  super healthy, delicious, and easy ideas for ages.  Don’t miss out on the next demo ….  Chocolate Avocado Bites!!!

Heart Health Class: What is heart disease?

Attendees patiently awaiting one of the most interesting classes to date. Utilizing a bent straw, Fran makes a clear analogy of how a blocked artery functions. READING LABELS is key to making informative choices!

Our Dietitian Recommends

Check out our dietitian Fran’s display at the end of Aisle 5. Free recipes and information sheets available. The current topic is healthy snacking ideas including the following recipes: “Easy Apple Cheddar Quesadilla Snacks” and “Cool Peach and Watermelon Salsa”      

Plant Based Diets: Learn and Snack

Fran was inside the HLC helping our participants learn the benefits of a plant based diet and how to prevent the pitfalls that are sometimes associated with it. A healthy delicious plant based snack rounded out this class.

Today’s Dietitian Demo: Antioxidant Smoothie

Fran was outside the HLC with information on Functional Foods and refreshing samples of an antioxidant smoothie, tea, and Larabars. All dietitian programs are free. Check Fran’s bulletin board and schedules for dates and times! 🙂    

Vitamin D Class: The ABC’s of Vitamin D

Vitamin D deficiency has now been linked to breast cancer, colon cancer, prostate cancer, heart disease, depression, weight gain, and other maladies.  Fran takes us through these and other important factors concerning the Vitamin D deficiency.  Never has learning tasted so good!!!

Nutrition Classes and Demos with Fran Weiss!

Don’t miss out on Fran’s classes and demos! All are free and fun. Participants in her recent “Going Bananas” crEATe class learned interesting tidbits about banana nutrition, storage, and uses in recipes. In addition to enjoying a healthy smoothie and bananas fosters together in Hannaford’s kitchen,  participants received a free banana neoprene case and a

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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

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