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Published on November 19, 2013

Learn how to shop, eat healthy for holidays at GHS Supermarket Tours

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Georgetown, S.C. – Cutting calories doesn’t have to mean cutting out the holiday goodies, especially when you know how to make healthy choices when shopping, cooking and eating.

But sometimes packaging information can be a little confusing. o help consumers decipher the numbers and understand what all those words mean, Georgetown Hospital System dietitians are leading a free Supermarket Tour at 5 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Pawleys Island Food Lion.

The tour will last about one hour and include time for questions. Participants will learn how to read labels and ingredients, pick healthy snacks, shop on a budget and how marketing influences our food choices.

Space is limited, so contact 843-520-8288 to register. Food Lion is located on Highway 17 at the South Causeway.

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Tidelands Health is the largest health care provider in Georgetown, Horry and Williamsburg counties. With three hospitals and more than 50 outpatient locations that stretch from Andrews to North Myrtle Beach, Tidelands Health is helping people across the Tidelands region live better lives through better health.