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The Charlotte Observer reports that Lowes Foods Is offering regular, free diabetes educational store tours at one of its stores there.

"Every time any of us goes to the supermarket, we see something new," Lowes’ corporate nutritionist, Cindy Silver, tells the paper. "There's just a huge sort of pool of products to purchase. Getting the confidence required to make the shopping trip quick and efficient is the type of thing we're trying to help people with. We want to see their shopping baskets more healthful."

According to the Observer, the tours consist of a department-by-department trek through the store, as a guide helps connect specific foods to health and wellness issues, with diabetes being the prime concern.

KC's View:
An excellent example of linking health and wellness to food. Smart move.