Riverview Medical Center and Middletown Township Public Library To Hold Healthy Holiday Eating Seminar On November 17

Contact:Elizabeth Dobis

Riverview Medical Center and Middletown Township Public Library To Hold Healthy Holiday Eating Seminar On November 17

Discussion to provide information and tips on healthy eating habits one can maintain through the holidays

Sticking to a healthy eating plan during the holiday season can often times prove difficult, but it doesn't always have to be. Join Riverview Medical Center in conjunction with the Middletown Township Public Library for, Healthy Holiday Eating on Tuesday, November 17, at 7:00 p.m. This presentation will be held at the library, which is located at 55 New Monmouth Road, Middletown.

Mary Higgins, Registered Dietician Educator from Riverview Medical Center, will be joined by Whole Foods to discuss simple heart healthy dishes that can be prepared at home, portion control, adding fruits to meals and exploring some uncommon vegetables, tips on handling different food related situations during holiday gatherings, and adjusting recipes to improve their nutritional value. Samples of some of the healthy foods discussed will be provided by Whole Foods as well.

To register for this free event please call, 1-800-DOCTORS or visit the library.

About Middletown Township Public Library Voted "Best of Monmouth County" in 2008 by The Asbury Park Press, Middletown Township Public Library, which was completely renovated in 2004, boasts an outstanding collection of circulating current books, movies, magazines, music, wii games and computer programs, plus a broad selection of reference books and databases, many of which are available online from home. The library presents many useful and informative programs for adults and teens on wellness and other topics, sponsors four adult and two teen reading groups, holds concerts several times a month, presents a changing monthly art exhibit, provides free movies, and much more. All programs and events at the library are free and open to the public. For more information, please call 732-671-3700, extension 320.

About Riverview Medical Center Riverview Medical Center, a member of the Meridian Health Family, is a non-profit community hospital located in Red Bank, New Jersey, providing health care programs and services in all major medical disciplines, including maternity; oncology; orthopedics and rehabilitation; general, neuro, thoracic and vascular surgery; cardiology; renal dialysis; diabetes management; and emergency and critical care services. Riverview's outpatient services include The Diabetes Management Center, where individual education on diabetes and medical nutrition therapy is provided. Riverview's Booker Cancer Center is an affiliate of the renowned Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, and Riverview is home to the only fully accredited acute comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation center in Monmouth County. In addition, its Women Center and Childbirth Center specialize in the full spectrum of needs for the body, mind and spirit. For more information about Riverview Medical Center and Meridian Health, please call 1-800-DOCTORS or visit www.riverviewmedicalcenter.com.