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Our Mission:

To motivate & support you on your journey to health & wellness by using our four Live Well Principles:

1: It Starts with Your Cart

2: Get Back to the Table

3: Aim for Five

4: Take Steps in the Right Direction

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healthy eating.jpgUPCOMING IN-STORE EVENTS

  • Learn about healthy foods in all departments, in every aisle
  • What to look for on food labels
  • How to eat healthy on a budget

DECATUR 

SEPTEMBER 21 - HEALTHY EATING THROUGH THE AISLES TOUR

1175 W. Grand Ave - 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Tailgating Gone Healthy 

One of the best parts of game days is of course the food, but it isn’t always the friendliest for your waistline.  Not all tailgating foods have to be off limits.  Score big with these delicious and nutritious game day picks!

Grilled Meats:

  • Chicken and veggie kabobs
  • Lean ground turkey burgers and turkey brats
  • Low sodium or salt-free seasonings and marinades
  • Skinless chicken tenderloins as a substitute for chicken wings 

Sides:

  • Cut fruits and veggies into fun shapes or use a hollowed out watermelon as the bowl for fruit
  • Use carrot “chips” instead of chips paired with a low fat dip
  • Choose healthy dips like salsa, bean dip, guacamole, hummus, and low-fat yogurt
  • Baked chips, whole grain tortilla chips, air popped pop corn

Desserts:

  • Bring a fresh fruit salad made with low-fat or non-fat Greek yogurt
  • Cookies made with whole wheat flour, flax seed, or oatmeal
  • Dark chocolate covered strawberries
  • Try fruit like peaches, cantaloupe, or strawberries on the grill

Beverages:

  • Choose water and unsweetened naturally flavored iced teas
  • Low-calorie or calorie-free beverages
  • 100% fruit juice mixed with sparkling water
  • Choose a lite beer, wine spritzer and/or drink a large glass of iced water in between each beverage if drinking alcoholic beverages

With these choices you can feel free to snack guilt-free while cheering on your favorite team!