HealthSouth and Weis Markets Partner for Nutrition Education

(Provided photo)

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BELLEFONTE – HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital teamed up with Weis’s Cart Smart program for “Nutrition and Your Heart:  Making Choices for Healthy Living” on Jan. 22 at the Bellefonte Weis Market.

Attendees walked the aisles with Kathryn Long, RDN, LDN, healthy living coordinator, Weis Markets (left), as they learned to shop and make smart choices for their heart.   Participants also received recipes, coupons and a shopping essentials kit valued at more than $20.

HealthSouth Registered Dietitian Caryll DeFrate, stated, “Through our Stroke and Heart Failure rehabilitation programs, we educate the community about heart care and stroke prevention. We know that lifestyle choices like nutrition can impact the risk for heart attack and stroke. This program was a great way to help people learn how to make better choices.”

More information about HealthSouth’s Stroke or Heart Failure rehabilitation program and support groups is available at or by calling 814-359-3421.

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