Category: Health & Wellness

April Wellness

Here Comes the Sun! Not a moment too soon – we have had a long, gloomy winter in the Northeast. Everyone is getting energized as the weather warms, the crocus and daffodils peek around last year’s leaves, and we get busy with plans we were daydreaming about two chilly months ago. Get your sneakers laced up, get your sunscreen on…

5 Reasons Your Allergies Are Worse at Night

Written by: Sarah Klein Here’s what to know about nighttime allergy symptoms when the pollen count’s high. Like clockwork, your seasonal allergies are back. As if the runny nose, sneezing and itchy eyes aren’t bad enough, your allergy symptoms might also make it difficult to sleep. “Allergy symptoms actually can get worse at night,” says Purvi Parikh, M.D., an allergist and immunologist in New York.…

Trending Now – Eating Well! Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN, CDN

Wishing you a delicious, nutritious National Nutrition Month®! It’s an exciting time for food and nutrition – as we all look more closely at the benefits food brings to our health, it is truly inspiring to see the explosion of delicious recipes, pictures, videos and products that make it easier to eat well. If you are looking for some new…

Care for your heart

Make it Routine…be your own health advocate & make checking your blood pressure part of your daily routine.  If you have high blood pressure, consider TYLENOL® for your pain.   TYLENOL® does not elevate blood pressure like ibuprofen can.  Visit CareForYourHeart.com for details & official rules on getting a $5 Pre-Paid Visa Reward Card + ‘Care for Your Heart’ Digital Tool kit when…

Game Day Food Hacks!

by Maureen Murphy, Manager of Consumer Trends, Nutrition and Lifestyles   The finale of the NFL season for many is all about the game, but for others who celebrate this annual sporting event, the focus is on friends, food and fun. Super Bowl Sunday is the second-largest food “holiday” in the United States, second only to Thanksgiving.  It’s believed that…

Crunch Time!

Crunch Time! Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN Senior Nutritionist Apples are amazing – sweet, tart, crunchy and crave-worthy! This is apple season, and we have the benefit of enjoying local apples and apple cider, especially the super crunchy, super juicy Snapdragon® born and raised in New York! Sweet and spicy, with hints of vanilla, it is a variety that has the…

Activate Wellness: November is National Diabetes Month

Activate Wellness: November is National Diabetes Month Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN Senior Nutritionist Diabetes is a rising concern for many – almost 10% of Americans have diabetes, and another 30% are at risk. The good news is, eating well to prevent or manage diabetes is the same for everyone. Some quick tips: Make half your plate veggies and fruit for…

November is American Diabetes Month

Diabetes can be a scary diagnosis. So many things to learn about; blood sugar, diet, exercise, medications, oh my! Let your local Market 32/ Price Chopper Pharmacist help. Pharmacists are medication experts and can help with those questions that can be so overwhelming. When is the best time to take my diabetes medication? How will my dinner affect my fasting…

Grab and Go, Dock to Dish!

  Fin-tastic Seafood! Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN Senior Nutritionist Making a fin-tastic seafood meal has never been easier! Our innovative Seafood Team took some of their best and most popular fresh fish and shrimp options, and combined them with tasty and colorful fresh veggies in a special seal and cook bag. A teaspoon of butter and room for your favorite…

Fight the Flu!

  Flu Season Is Almost Here! Roll up your Sleeves and Fight the Flu! With flu season quickly approaching, it is time to start thinking about getting your flu vaccine. It is estimated by the CDC that the flu results in between 9.2 million and 35.6 million illnesses each year in the United States. Only approximately 47% of people got…