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Published on March 26, 2013

Learn how to shop healthy at GHS Supermarket Tours

Tuesday, March 26, 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 all those words mean, Georgetown Hospital System dietitians are leading two free Supermarket Tours in April.

The first one is set for 5 p.m. Thursday, April 11, at the Georgetown Walmart at 1310 North Fraser St. A second tour is planned for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, at the Litchfield Piggly Wiggly, 115 Willbrook Boulevard.

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.

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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.