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Published on January 13, 2014

Learn how to shop healthy at GHS supermarket tour Feb. 6

Monday, January 13, 2014

Georgetown, S.C. – We may not be able tocontrol grocery prices, but we can control what we spend, and knowing how to read nutrition labels is the first step in stretching food dollars and making healthier food choices. 

To help consumers decipher the numbers and understand what all those words on packaging labels mean, Georgetown Hospital System dietitians are leading a free supermarket tour Feb. 6 in Murrells Inlet.

The tour is set for 4 p.m. at the BI LO, formerly the Piggly Wiggly, at 1610 Highway 17 South. Participants will learn how to read labels and ingredients, pick healthy snacks and shop on a budget and how marketing influences our food choices.

Space is limited, so contact 843-520-8288 to register. 

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Tidelands Health is the largest health care provider in Georgetown and Horry counties. With three hospitals and nearly 50 outpatient locations that stretch from Andrews to North Myrtle Beach, Tidelands Health is improving lives across the Tidelands region.