Supermarket Visits- Promoting Healthy Food Choices in Princes Town and C3
Supermarket visits continued in County Victoria at Harris Supermarket in Princes Town and JTA Supermarket, C3 Centre, on July 24th and July 31st, 2019, respectively. Nursing staff from the Lengua Health Centre and Pleasantville Health Centre joined Mr. Raffick Mohammed, Diabetic Educator, Ms. Cynelle Vincent and Ms. Maheshawarie Woodsley, Registered Dietitians as well as Aziza Barrington, Amrita Boodoosingh, Dietetic Interns in touring these supermarkets.
These visits are focused on educating persons, by imparting information centred on making healthy and budget-friendly food choices when visiting the supermarket. Persons are taught to read food labels, select food substitutes, budget for the family, understand the health benefits of local fruits and vegetables and are given nutrition advice on healthy eating practices.