Health and Wellness Program
MAKING IT EASY TO EAT WELL
We continue to improve the way we provide health & wellness information and products, in an effort to help you feel more informed and confident about the food choices you make.
- Wonder which fish are safest?
- Looking for options to the sugar-coated snacks your kids love?
- Want to know if organic foods are really that important?
Our Easy to Eat Well slogan represents just that: a program that provides education, information and a healthy selection to make it “easy” for you to “eat well.”
Easy to Eat Well foods are:
You can look forward to the following elements to the Easy to Eat Well (EEW) program
- Free from Artificial Additives, Flavors, and Preservatives
- Made with majority Whole Grains and Natural Sweeteners (or Made with limited use of refined ingredients).
- Made with Lean proteins; Low in Saturated Fats ≤ 3g
- Free from Manmade Transfats
We are placing special shelf tags on products that meet the definition of Easy to Eat Well.
GREEN represents products and ingredients that meet the definition of Easy to Eat Well.
BEIGE represents foods that are gluten free.
ORANGE represents foods that contain less than or equal to 6g of sugar per serving or are made with minimally refined sources of sugar.
RED represents foods that meet the definition of Easy to Eat Well and the nutritional needs of kids.
YELLOW represents foods that contain a majority of organic ingredients.
Easy to Eat Well In-Store Cooler:
We offer FREE healthy, quick-to-prepare recipes, as “take-ones” on our Easy to Eat Well display cooler, located near the deli section. Select a recipe and you will find all of the ingredients to make your meal in one spot, in the display case. Recipes will rotate every two weeks, so you can start a collection! Check them out online by clicking here.
Easy to Eat Well Column:
Every two weeks, we provide information on a particular health and nutrition topic, as well as profile new items. Our “Easy to Eat Well” column is located in our circular. In it, we also offer suggestions for how to use the products and ingredients with recipes and other tips. You can read the current column, and previous columns as well, by clicking here.
Easy to Eat Well E-Newsletter:
Sign up for our weekly Easy to Eat Well E-newsletter. Here you will find “hot topic” health features, in-depth product reviews, more recipes and an Upcoming Events section.
Nutrition & Cooking Classes:
Each quarter, we host a Nutrition & Cooking class on a variety of current nutrition topics. These classes provide education on healthy food choices, while also covering label reading, ingredient review and FREE food sampling. You leave with recipes, brand recommendations and a full stomach! They are free of charge, so be sure to sign up quickly once announced, at the Customer Service counter of your store, as space is limited.
To make it easy, we have provided grocery lists on selected topics, to ensure that you find what you’re looking for and what fits your personal dietary needs.
Please Note: The following lists are merely intended to help point you in the right direction toward foods that will enhance your and your family’s health. While all effort has been made to generate a list that is fully comprehensive, it should be recognized that product ingredients change and new products enter the market daily, thereby making this list imperfect. Please use it responsibly, as a guideline for brands and relative items and, as always consult a doctor with questions about changes to your and your family’s eating plan and health.
Current Lists Available Include:
In a nutshell, we, at Honeoye Falls and Mendon Meadows Marketplaces, want to provide you with all of the tools – information, products and ready-to-eat foods - that help you live your best, healthiest life!
- Healthy Kids
- Gluten Free
- Easy to Eat Well