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Greenspring and Inova Heart & Vascular Institute Partner to Recognize American Heart Month
Greenspring and Inova Heart & Vascular Institute Partner to Recognize American Heart Month

Distinguished guest judges selected best heart healthy meal in Chefs Challenge!

(Springfield, Va.) - On Wednesday, February 19, Greenspring retirement community and Inova Heart & Vascular Institute partnered to recognize American Heart Month.  The community hosted a Heart Healthy Chefs Challenge in which Greenspring’s own culinary chefs prepared heart healthy dishes in front of a live audience.  Chef Willie Wanzer and Chef Nik Chanthavisouk, Chef de Cuisine’s at Greenspring, were awarded “Best Heart Healthy Meal” by a panel of distinguished judges.

Prepared by Chef Willie and Chef Nik, the “Best Hear t Healthy Meal” was a soy ginger salmon salad with champagne vinaigrette.  Also served at the event were heart-healthy refreshments selected directly from Greenspring’s healthy choice menu and from Inova’s heart healthy recipes.  Greenspring’s dining team also shared with audience the community’s My Nutrition website, which provides residents with daily meal options and nutritional values for all choices. 

About Greenspring:
Greenspring is situated on a scenic 108-acre campus in Springfield, Virginia.  The community is home to nearly 2000 residents, many of which reside in the over 1400 independent living apartment homes.  At Greenspring, over 200 resident-run and resident-driven programs promote an engaged, fulfilling lifestyle that is reflected in resident satisfaction levels that exceed the industry average.  Additional information about Greenspring can be found at www.ericksonliving.com

About Inova:
Inova is a not-for-profit healthcare system located in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, serving over two million people with over 1,700 licensed beds based in Northern Virginia. Inova consists of five hospitals including the area’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care unit. Inova encompasses many health services including the nationally and internationally recognized Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI), Inova Translational Medicine Institute (ITMI) on genomics, Inova Neuroscience Institute and Inova Children’s Hospital. Inova’s mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. More information and statistics about Inova at www.inova.org.

 

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