Bashas' is committed to helping you find the healthiest food choices in our stores.
Eating healthy at Bashas’ is easy and affordable with the guidance provided by our
Shoppers looking for healthier food choices can now rely on Arizona's hometown grocer
for help. We are the first grocery chain in the state to introduce a comprehensive
nutrition education program for customers. Bashas' Eat Smart program consists of:
Eat Smart Newsletters
Look for the Eat Smart display in stores each month that feature healthy products
found in Bashas' Savings Guide. Each month, there is a different health-theme for
products on display.
The Eat Smart newsletter is a bi-monthly publication featuring healthy products
& recipes, coupons and fun nutrition activities for children.
To receive the latest copy of the Eat Smart newsletter in your inbox, send an email with "Newsletter" in the subject
Eat Smart Newsletter Archive
- Go Fish for a Healthy Heart
- Focus on Fiber
- Blueberries Beat the Winter Blahs
Colorful Nutrition Shelf Tags (PDF)
Look for nutrition guidance in every aisle of the store. Different nutritional
tags will help you to identify foods with different nutritional attributes, including:
heart healthy, low sodium, calcium rich, reduced sugar, immune booster, and healthier
options. Request a listing of products that qualify for nutrition tags.
Bashas' Eat Smart Nutrition Shelf Tag Listings
Gluten Free Products
Gluten Free Food Club & Bashas’ Branded Products
Heart Healthy Products
Low Sodium Products
Sugar Smart Products
DISCLAIMER: Because the listings were created using manufacturer-supplied
nutrition information, please make sure to read the food label of the product or
call the food manufacturer directly to verify the gluten-free status. Product formulations
change and Bashas’ cannot guarantee the accuracy of nutrition information provided.
The information provided is intended to be nutrition and dietary guidance only and
not medical advice. For additional resources on gluten-free choices and resources
available at Bashas’, please contact our Registered Dietitian at
Eat Smart Nutrition Information Cards
Look for these bookmark-sized information cards in stores that provide healthy
eating tips, shopping lists, and other useful nutrition education information to
help you make the best choices at Bashas’. These cards are available at the Eat
Smart display in stores and available for viewing online. Sample topics include:
Eating Healthy on a Budget; Following a Gluten-Free Diet, Shopping for a Healthy
Heart …and more.
Following a Gluten Free Diet
- Naturally Gluten-Free Foods
- Alternative Starch Options
- Celiac Disease Resources
About Our Registered Dietitian
MS, RD, LDN
Barbara Ruhs is on a healthful mission: spreading diet-friendly awareness in Arizona
and helping locals choose wholesome foods for a nutritious lifestyle. As Bashas'
in-house dietitian, Ruhs will help provide grocery shoppers with the necessary tools
and resources to improve their waistlines, wallets and overall well-being.
Ruhs' has a master's degree in nutrition from Boston University and a bachelor's
degree in nutrition from Cornell University.
Growing up in New York and living in Boston for the majority of her career gave
Ruhs exposure to diverse populations and various eating habits. Ruhs gained notoriety
as a registered dietitian for Harvard University and as a nutrition education specialist
for USDA's Child Nutrition Programs in Massachusetts.
Quick & Healthy
Ideas as Seen on Channel 12 (PDF)