Amy Shults RDN, CDN, CDE
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist & Certified Diabetes Educator

December 26, 2017

I recently bought a house in North Tonawanda, so I knew I finally had to try grocery shopping at Budwey’s! It’s a local family owned and independently operated store which is refreshing these days. However, I must admit that it leaves much to be desired.

Budwey’s does h...

November 28, 2017

Ideally, you’d always be food shopping at a grocery store, but sometimes that’s just not the case. The healthy options at convenience stores and gas stations are pretty limited, but they’re still out there. Single serving packages of nuts and seeds are becoming more re...

October 31, 2017

Whole Foods opened their Amherst store last month, and people were waiting in line outside the store with excitement. Whole Foods claims to be “America’s Healthiest Grocery Store” and has a real focus on organic products. Very soon before opening in Amherst, Whole Food...

September 26, 2017

Want to buy local? Well then check out Niagara Produce! There’s the large location on Transit near Millersport, and then there’s a smaller, newer location in Lockport on the corner of Chestnut and Washburn. The company is locally owned and has been around since the 195...

August 29, 2017

Instacart is a grocery delivery service which allows you to pick out groceries and  have them delivered to your home within a couple of hours. Sounds pretty futuristic, right? While Instacart isn't technically new to the Buffalo area, I've seen considerable buzz regard...

July 25, 2017

I must admit that Tops is not my favorite grocery store. I guess I’m spoiled though- why would you want to grocery shop anywhere else when you have a Wegmans around? I need to pay some homage to Tops though, because they’re all over Western New York and the first Tops...

June 27, 2017

Shopping at farmers markets is a fun way to shop local, get some sunshine and connect with the community. You are supporting your local farmers, and you get to enjoy some really fresh produce.

Don’t forget your cash at home! Having small bills and some quarters on hand...

May 30, 2017

With a little know-how and savvy shopping skills, shopping at warehouse stores can save you money. These stores are a little different from other retailers as you will require a membership to shop there.

BJ’s Wholesale Club currently has two different memberships option...

April 25, 2017

Need to go grocery shopping? Try Walmart! They have a large selection of food at “rollback” prices. You’ll find the vast majority of items you would at a regular grocery store, and they even have a bakery.

Walmart carries a combination of store brand and brand name item...

March 28, 2017

If you’re ever in the Amherst area, you have to try shopping at Trader Joe’s! The growing grocery chain opening their Niagara Falls Boulevard location in 2013, with their next closest store located in Rochester. Personally, I always find it to be a treat when I have a...

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Disclaimer: This blog is for informational purposes only. It should not be a substitute for individual advice from a health care professional. Talk with your physician, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, and/or Certified Diabetes Educator about what is best for you and your health.

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