Meijer Hosts Healthy Living Event To Promote Heart Health in McHenry & Algonquin
Learn How To Integrate Heart-Healthy Living Into Your Daily Life During February Heart Health Month At All Meijer Locations In an effort to promote heart-healthy living among its customers, [ http://www.meijer.com/ ]Meijer will be presenting an in-store healthy living event at all store locations on Saturday, February 26, 2011, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. In support of the cause, each Meijer location will feature a sampling demonstration of heart-healthy food, including: Meijer Whole Grain Chips and Orange Juice; whole-grain breakfast cereal, soy milk, eggs, butter spread, and salad kits. Free Body Mass Index (BMI) screenings and blood pressure checks will be provided by a trained Meijer Pharmacy Technician in the pharmacy department. Customers are also encouraged to pick up a FREE Meijer "Healthy Living Naturally" booklet containing information on making healthier food choices, family menu planning tips and heart healthy recipes, and coupons, and a FREE Meijer Pharmacy Vitamin Book 2011, containing over $100 in coupons. A strong, healthy heart is your body’s engine and it can slow down if you have high cholesterol, high blood pressure, smoke, are overweight, or are physically inactive. As part of their commitment to health, Meijer offers the following solutions to help improve your heart health: the NuVal Nutritional Scoring System on shelf tags in all Meijer stores; the Meijermealbox.com site, which provides users with heart-healthy recipes and menu-planning ideas; affordable exercise equipment, apparel, and shoes, to make a healthy lifestyle more attainable; and affordable supplements and over-the-counter medication that can help decrease your risk of heart attack – ask your pharmacist.
Please note; we try to be as accurate as possible with our events but things are subject to change without notice. Check the listing and confirm before heading to an event.