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WELL Connected

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Well Connected is one way we support your healthy, active lifestyle. Each month, you'll find useful information about nutritious foods, healthy cooking tips, and even medical advice to help your family enjoy life to the fullest. To receive our Well Connected newsletter each month, sign up using the form at the bottom of this web page.

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5 Secrets for Baking Healthier Cookies

By EatingWell®

When it comes to cookies, delicious and healthy can go hand in hand. Here are 5 tips for making your favorite cookies a little bit better for you. Happy baking!

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Banish Buffet Weight Gain

A loaded buffet table can be one of the biggest threats to weight maintenance during the holiday season. Here are healthy strategies for both hosts and guests.

By Melina Jampolis, M.D., Better Homes & Gardens®

Is weight gain a struggle for you during the holiday season? Do you turn down party invitations because you don’t want to tell the host you’re on a diet? Or dread going home for the holidays because you know your family will make too much food? The good news is you don’t have to avoid the holidays to avoid weight gain. With a few simple strategies, you can enjoy the festivities and minimize weight gain as well.

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Holiday Calories Add Up Fast

By Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN, Senior Nutritionist, Price Chopper Supermarkets

Holiday calories add up fast. Keep the sweet in your treat and stay light on your feet with this SPLENDA® Naturals Stevia Sweetener recipe for Sweet and Crunchy Nuts! Nuts offer some protein and healthy fats, but when they get dressed up in sugar and cinnamon, they can weigh down your plans to manage calories during the holidays. Bring this stevia-sweetened version to the office buffet or neighborhood gathering, and be prepared to share the recipe! Even better, give the “gift” of sharing the $1.00 off e-coupon too!


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Medicare Enrollment and Changes for 2018

By Mark Donnelly, Pharmacy Intern and Kimberly DeMagistris, PharmD, RPH, Price Chopper Supermarkets

With the year winding down, it's time to start thinking about changes to insurance. The annual enrollment period for Medicare continues through December 7, but remember, coverage won't start for new plans until January 1.

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Splenda® Naturals Stevia Sweetener

Bring flavor out and calories down with Splenda® Naturals Stevia Sweetener! Simple ingredients and super taste make it easy to reduce added sugars. This is a great tool in your toolbox of navigating good choices!


Ask Our Dietitian Ask Our Dietitian Food and nutrition are a big part of enjoying good health. Our Senior Nutritionist, registered dietitian Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN can answer your general nutrition questions and also provide smart shopping tips to help you manage weight, heart, diabetic, digestive health and more.