Posts in the ‘wellness’ Category

Welcome Week 2018 – Bokwa Performace

Omoye explains the movement patterns of Bokwa which are choreographed to mimic the action of writing letters of the alphabet. (A, B C, etc) Mohammed Mahmood helped to translate in both Farsi & Arabic. Cool down segment led by Omoye, Mohammed & son Amiri.

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

Welcome Week 2018 – St. Peter’s Health Partners

St. Peter’s Kicked off Welcome Week with a great presentation on Breast & Prostate Cancer which was available in 7 different languages!!! A big thanks to Laura Miller, Amanda Distel and Rana Bader from the Breast & Prostate Cancer Peer Education Project sponsored by St. Peter’s Health Partners. Arabic translator Rana Bader in Action! Representatives

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”      

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 with Fran!

  Check out these pics from a recent free class in the Healthy Living Center with Fran Weiss, MS RDN CDN, Hannaford’s Albany and Colonie Registered Dietitian. Class participants learned about blood pressure, sodium in foods, reading food labels, Guiding Stars, just how much sodium there actually is in one teaspoon of salt, and how

Member of the Month – Eileen

Eileen heard about the Healthy Living Center through her sister Linda, who was coming to work out and take classes after work. Since the location and hours were convenient, and the price is hard to beat, Eileen resolved to begin taking classes when the weather got better. She started out by learning how to do

Our Location

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 info@healthyalbany.org
Healthy Living Center Presented By CDPHP, the Capital District YMCA and Hannaford