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LCMC Health Unveils "Keeping You Well" Program in Partnership with Langenstein's

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LCMC Health Unveils "Keeping You Well" Program in Partnership with Langenstein's

LCMC Health, a leading healthcare organization committed to community well-being, is proud to launch its revolutionary “Keeping You Well” program, a nutrition-focused initiative aimed at guiding individuals towards healthier grocery shopping choices.

The “Keeping You Well” program introduces clear guidelines for identifying health-conscious food options, emphasizing key nutritional components such as carbohydrates, protein, trans fat, added sugars, sodium, saturated fat, cholesterol, and key nutrients.

Guided by evidence-based guidelines, the “Keeping You Well” program provides clear criteria for identifying healthy options, ensuring individuals can make informed decisions about their diet including:

Carbohydrates: Focus on Fiber Content Dietary fiber recommended at 14g/1000kcal of food (.014 g/kcal). Example: A 500 kcal food item or recipe should contain 7g of fiber.

Protein: Lean Source Promoting lean protein sources such as chicken, poultry, fish, beans, and plant-based options.

Trans Fat: NONE/0 5% DV or less per serving is considered low,

Added Sugars: (Less than 10% of Overall Calories) Monitoring and limiting added sugars intake.

Sodium: (<600mg per Meal) Keeping sodium levels below 600mg per meal and below 250mg per snack

Saturated Fat: (<10% Saturated Fats) Restricting saturated fats to less than 10% of total caloric intake.

Cholesterol: Being mindful of cholesterol levels in food choices.

Micronutrients: (Variety) Encouraging a diverse intake of essential micronutrients from a variety of food sources

LCMC Health is excited to announce its first partnership with Langenstein's, a beloved and locally owned grocery store brand that has served the community for more than 100 years. This collaboration marks a significant step in making healthier choices more accessible to the community.

“We are thrilled to partner with Langenstein's for the inaugural launch of the ‘Keeping You Well’ program,” said Kristen Gradney MHA,RDN,LDN, Chief Wellness Officer at LCMC Health. “This collaboration represents our shared commitment to fostering a healthier community. Together, we aim to empower individuals to make informed and health-conscious choices while shopping for their groceries.”

Langenstein's, known for its rich history and dedication to community well-being, expressed enthusiasm about being the first partner in the program.

“As a family-owned business deeply rooted in this community, Langenstein's is honored to be the inaugural partner of the ‘Keeping You Well’ program. We recognize the importance of providing our customers with healthier choices, and this initiative aligns perfectly with our commitment to the well-being of our community,” said Ellis Lanaux, President/CEO of Langenstein's.

The "Keeping You Well" program signifies LCMC Health's ongoing commitment to fostering a culture of health and wellness, both within the community and among its employees. Prioritizing well-being is paramount for personal and professional success, and LCMC Health remains dedicated to supporting the holistic well-being of its krewe through initiatives such as the Be Well Center, which offers resources and benefits to promote mental, physical, and financial health. Prioritizing holistic well-being is at the forefront of LCMC Health's mission, ensuring a healthier and happier community overall.

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