Price Chopper/Market32 Helps You Enjoy a Heart Smart Lifestyle
You, or someone you know, may be at risk for or have heart disease or high blood pressure. Managing food and medication can be challenging, but Price Chopper/Market 32 is here with resources to help you live your best life!
- Did you Know?
- • Pharmacists can answer questions about your heart medication or blood pressure numbers
- • PharmaSmart® blood pressure kiosks are available to help you know your blood pressure numbers
- • Pharmacy Mobile App can remind you to when to take meds and easily reorder your medications
- • Enroll in text notifications or download the pharmacy app to set up personal reminders to help you remember to take your medication as prescribe
Know your colors
A guide to making smart food choices
Our new food guide pairs colors with the specific nutrition information you’re looking for to meet the personal needs of your family.
In-store Color Bars
Contains no more than 140mg sodium; no more than 4g sat fat; at least 1g fiber per 15g carb or no added sugar.
General: No more than 6.5g total fat; no more than 1g sat fat with 15% of calories from sat fat; no more than 20mg cholesterol, no more than 360mg sodium; at least 10% DV 1 beneficial nutrient.
Nuts: No more than 4g sat fat; no more than 140mg sodium; at least 10% DV of 1 beneficial nutrient; does not contain any added fats or sweeteners.
Fish/Seafood: Less than 5g total fat, less than 2g sat fat, less than 95mg cholesterol, no more than 360mg sodium, at least 10% DV of 1 beneficial nutrient.
Omega-3 Fish: no more than 16g total fat, no more than 4g sat fat; no more than 95mg cholesterol; no more than 360mg sodium; at least 10% DV beneficial nutrient; cannot contain any added fats or sweeteners
Whole Grains: no more than 6.5g total fat; no more than 1g sat fat with no more than 15% of calories from sat fat; no more than 20mg cholesterol, no more than 240mg sodium; at least 10% DV of 1 beneficial nutrient; at least 2g fiber; no more than 7g sugar if <5g fiber and no more than 9g sugar if >5g fiber.
The Know Your Colors Program is intended for general nutrition information and not as a treatment for any issue or condition. Please consult your healthcare provider and/or registered dietitian-nutritionist for information directly relating to individual health needs. Read the entire food label to get complete information on any product.
Look for the color indicators ‣
Each nutrition attribute has a unique color – “Heart Smart” is red, “Organic” is dark green. Look for the color bars on the shelf tag, or explore the color icons when you shop online. Scanning for colors at the shelf makes it quick and easy to find Low Sodium foods (yellow), Carb Smart foods (orange) or Gluten Free items (Blue). Shopping with your kids? Make it a game and energize your whole family to eat well! That is smart food shopping, simplified.
Carry your colors with you! Download our guide to making smart food choices.
1. On shelf tags in store
Color bars can be found here on the shelf tags
Online icons can be found on the shopping page
Shop Heart Smart and Low Sodium items
American Heart Month – 5 Tips to Eat With Your Heart in Mind February is American Heart Month, and at Price Chopper/Market 32, we have many resources and tools that
Go Walnuts For Heart Health!
fresh produce • dried fruits • PICS unsalted walnuts/almonds/peanuts/sunflower seeds • PICS peanut natural butter • Full Circle nut butters – spices and herbs • PICS tea • whole grains/oatmeal/cereals • granola and granola bars • PICS whole wheat bread • barley • PICS white and brown rice • quinoa • ancient grains • PICS olive oil/canola oil • olives • balsamic, red wine and cider vinegar, fresh seafood • frozen seafood • PICS canned/pouch tuna • PICS eggs/liquid egg products • PICS low fat milk • PICS traditional and Greek yogurt • PICS cottage cheese • Market 32 Hand Trimmed skinless poultry • Certified Angus Beef (CAB)/Chiapetti/Butchers Promise lean beef including round • sirloin • 96% American Heart Association Certified Ground Beef • American Heart Association Certified Pork Tenderloin • PICS fresh frozen vegetables and fruits • PICS no salt added canned vegetables • PICS juice-packed canned fruits • PICS Whole Wheat, PICS traditional pasta • PICS no salt added canned tomatoes • 100% fruit juices • seltzers and water
We Have The Tools You Need To Manage Your Meds!
Receive a call or text when prescriptions are ready to pick up.
Mobile Text Alerts
Receive prescription refill and ready for pick-up reminders.
Manage all of your medications in one place.
For more information please speak with a Pharmacist. Pharmacies not available in all Market 32 and Price Chopper stores.
Please visit pricechopper.com for pharmacy locations.
Get to know your
pharmacist & medicine
It is easy to transfer your prescription, stop by or call your local pharmacy with your prescription bottle and we will take care of the rest.
Visit your pharmacy today to get helpful information on transferring medications
Stay up to date on your blood pressure with our PharmaSmart blood pressure kiosks.
Check Your Blood Pressure Today!
General heart smart guidelines, Make a great plate!
- Make half your plate fruits and vegetables.
- Eat seafood twice per week.
- Enjoy lean meats in moderation.
- Lighten up on sweetened drinks and desserts.
- Include moderate amounts of whole grains.
- Enjoy low fat dairy 2-3 times per day.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death and 647,000 American die from heart disease each year. Maintain a health weight, blood pressure, cholesterol, and quit smoking (if you do) to help minimize your risk. Follow your Health Care Providers guidance and the tips below from our Pharmacy Team to help keep your heart disease in check.
What can I do to maintain a healthy heart?
Take your medication every day. Your Health Care Provider prescribed your blood pressure and cholesterol medications to help keep your heart healthy. Need ways to help you remember to take your medication? Download the Price Chopper Pharmacy mobile app or sign up for text alerts.
Check your blood pressure regularly. This way you will know where you stand.
Visit your Health Care Provider regularly.
What should my blood pressure be?
We usually shoot for less than 120/80 for blood pressure goals. If you blood pressure is higher than 120/80 but lower than 130/80 we say it is elevated and once it reaches 130/80 you would be considered in the hypertension range.
We recommend to take two separate readings and to follow up with your Health Care Provider if your blood pressure is over 130/80 or if you are experiencing any shortness of breath, headache, or pain in your arms.
What should I do if I want to quit smoking?
Don’t try alone! Talk to your Health Care Provider and contact a free quitline like 1-800-QUIT-NOW for help. Nicotine is very addictive and you can double or triple your chances of quitting by using a medication and taking advantage of counseling resources.