GROCERY SHOPPING FOR BREAST HEALTH -- HENRY FORD LIVEWELL-KROGER STORE TOUR EXPLORES BREAST HEALTH & NUTRITION CONNECTION

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Dr. Lisa Newman, Henry Ford’s renowned breast cancer surgeon, and registered dietitian nutritionist, Andrea Thelen, are teaming up to lead a tour of the Kroger grocery store in Dearborn Oct. 10.

They’ll take shoppers aisle-by-aisle, explaining how the relationship between what they eat and breast cancer – whether a survivor, in treatment or looking for breast cancer prevention tips.

The tour at Kroger, 15255 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn runs from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. The cost to register is $15. However, shoppers receive a $10 Kroger gift card, and the $15 ticket price is goes back to Henry Ford’s Game On Cancer, which provides financial assistance and free services that make cancer patients’ lives easier.

Topics to be covered include reading and understanding food labels and how food ingredients relate to health, identifying foods with maximum nutrients, shopping for special diets and dietary needs during cancer treatment as well as saving money on healthy foods.

The tour offers a rare opportunity to learn from Newman, whose knowledge as a surgeon and researcher puts her at the top in her field. Newman is leader of Henry Ford’s global breast cancer research program and founding medical director of the International Center on the Study of Breast Cancer Subtypes as well as a leader and adviser to a number of physicians and boards focused on treating, curing and preventing breast cancer. Thelen uses her expertise in nutrition to help people manage disease, prevent sickness and understand food’s role in health.

Kroger LiveWell tours travel to different metro Detroit Kroger stores throughout the year, connecting shoppers with answers to questions about their own nutritional needs as well as those of their family or friends as food purchasing decisions are made. 

 Click here or call 313-874-3095 to register for the tour or find other Kroger LiveWell tours.

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