Learn how to shop healthy at GHS Supermarket Tour Jan. 22

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The Tidelands Health Newsroom

Published on January 22, 2013

Learn how to shop healthy at GHS Supermarket Tour 

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Georgetown, S.C. – Whether you’ve resolved to eat healthier or shed a few pounds before swimsuit season, reading nutrition labels can help you shop healthier and make wiser food choices. 

But sometimes packaging information can be a little confusing.To help consumers decipher the numbers and understand what they mean, Georgetown Hospital System dietitians are leading a free Supermarket Tour at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, at the Pawleys Island Food Lion on Highway 17 at the South Causeway.

Space is limited, so contact 843-520-8288 to register.Participants will learn how to read labels and ingredients, pick healthy snacks, shop on a budget and how marketing influences our food choices.

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