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    Market Street to Hold Healthy Living Expo

    Educational event to provide free health screenings, info for healthier lifestyle

    To inspire shoppers to focus on total health and wellness in 2013, United Supermarket’s Market Street banner will hold its annual "Healthy New You" Expo Jan. 5-6. During the free event, guests will receive easy-to-make healthy recipe ideas, samples of fresh produce and packaged food, as well as health screenings from Market Street pharmacists.

    “We care about our guests and want to provide them with latest health and wellness information they need to make their choices healthier and easier,” said Alicia Brown, health and wellness marketing manager for Market Street. “Our NuVal program makes shopping for foods with high nutritional benefits simple. While in the store, shoppers can compare nutritional information between brands and make decisions that fit their family’s needs. This year’s expo is the best time to learn more about NuVal and change the way you shop for food.”

    The Expo will take place at all Market Street locations in west Texas and the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5 and Sunday, Jan. 6.

    Shoppers will also learn how to select nutritious food using the NuVal Nutritional Scoring System. Created by an independent panel of nutrition and medical experts from universities and health organizations, NuVal is an easy-to-follow system that scores food and beverages based on nutritional value from 1 to 100; the higher the score, the higher the food’s overall nutrition.

    Expo stations will feature cooking demonstrations for creative, heart healthy meals that include fresh fish and meats. At sampling stations, guests can try seasonal fruits, fresh juices, signature chef-created dishes and items off the Living Well menu.

    Market Street team members will offer complimentary coupons, recipe cards and nutritional information. Additionally, Market Street pharmacists will provide screenings for blood pressure, blood glucose and cholesterol at no charge.

    At the expo, guests can learn about and sample products such as:

    • All-natural, organic, lean and ultra-lean meats
    • Market Street's low-sodium Lite Classic Chicken Salad
    • Market Street's Santa Barbara Lite Classic Chicken Salad
    • Living Well Favorites peppered pork with mushrooms
    • Acai Smoothies from Peet’s Coffee Shop
    • All-natural oatmeal crunch bread with cranberry orange dip
    • All-natural Italian heartland bread with Tuscan dip
    • Lifeway Kefir and Sunbridge Bulk Trail Mix
    • Simply 7 and Crazy Water
    • Quorn nuggets
    • Beanitos and desert pepper salsa
    • 5-Alive Whole Food Puree and Ultra-Shake Soy Protein
    • Enzymatic Therapy Whole Body Cleanse and GOL cleanse
    • Fresh apples and fruit juices

    Lubbock, Texas-based United Supermarkets, LLC operates 51 stores under four distinct formats: United Supermarkets, Market Street, Amigos United and United Express. The Market Street format combines everyday grocery shopping needs with unique specialty items, whole-health products and chef-prepared foods.
     

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