Heart Healthy Grocery Store Tour
Have you ever walked through the grocery store and wondered what would be healthy and taste good or how you could cut the fat in a high fat dish? Since 2005, St. Mary's Heart Institute offers a grocery store tour at Schnucks on Washington Avenue. You'll learn how to read food labels and how to recognize healthier choices. You'll discover there are a lot of good choices available - and they taste good too!
Information you will obtain from this tour includes:
- How to read a label
- How much saturated fat and trans fats is included in a Heart Healthy Diet
- What is a good fat and what is a bad fat
- How much sodium/salt can you have in a day
- What you can eat in place of high fat food
The tour usually takes about an hour and is limited to 3-4 people. The next tour is scheduled for April 1st, 2014. Please call (812) 485-5230 for more information and to reserve a spot. The cost is $10.00.