About Hy-Vee Dietitians

what can a hy-vee dietitian do for you?

Registered Dietitians are your most credible source of food and nutrition information. Registered Dietitians have the skills and knowledge to translate food and nutrition science into practical information. Look for the initials RD indicating the dietitian has:

  • Completed a bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate degree in nutrition
  • Completed a supervised dietetics internship program
  • Passed a national exam
  • Maintains continuing education hours

dietitian nutrition services available from hy-vee:

*Please contact your Hy-Vee dietitian to schedule the following. Fees may apply; contact the dietitian for more details*

HealthyBites
Health and nutrition information from a Hy-Vee dietitian – to help with your personal health and wellness needs and goals. learn more

  • Weekly health and nutrition topics – including dietitian tips and recipes.
  • Weekly menus with easy recipes and shopping list, using Hy-Vee ad specials. Menus for diabetes, heart health and weight management also available. learn more
  • Monthly newsletter – includes the dietitian pick of the month, dietitian recipe of the month and new good-for-you foods.

Health Screenings
Don’t wait for chronic diseases to sneak up on you. Take preventative measures by getting a health assessment by your Hy-Vee dietitian. Get quick and accurate results on cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar, body fat and body mass index. Your Hy-Vee dietitian will explain what the results mean to you.

Shopping Tours (complimentary)
Learn how to read food labels and discover new food choices with a dietitian. Tours can focus on health concerns, such as diabetes, cholesterol, sports nutrition, weight management, food allergies, quick meal ideas, stretching your food dollars and much more.

Individual Medical Nutrition Therapy (with physician referral – contact dietitian for details)
Visit your Hy-Vee dietitian when your physician recommends diet changes or for any special dietary needs. Your Hy-Vee dietitian will help you develop a nutrition plan tailored to your healthcare needs, such as weight loss/gain, high blood pressure, diabetes, food allergy/intolerance (such as gluten-free), high cholesterol and other nutritional concerns. Contact your Hy-Vee dietitian for help with choosing the program that is right for you.

Begin™ Healthy Lifestyle and Weight Loss Program
Begin is a ten-week lifestyle management program led by a Hy-Vee dietitian. This healthy lifestyle program emphasizes eating for good health, weight loss and being physically active. Health screens with biometrics and measurements are included with most Begin™ programs at start and finish. Begin™ is not a “diet”- Begin™ is a plan to help with lifelong wellness. learn more

Community Presentations
A variety of health and wellness programs is available for business or organizations. Your group can come to the store or the Hy-Vee dietitian can come to you. Services may include employee health fairs, cooking demonstrations, luncheon presentations or health screenings.

Cooking Classes, Wellness Workshops, and Kids’ Events
These events vary with each Hy-Vee dietitian. Some events are complimentary, while others have a fee. Contact your local Hy-Vee dietitian for more information on upcoming events.

DISCLAIMER: The information provided here is intended for general information only. It is not intended as medical advice. Health information changes frequently as research constantly evolves. You should not rely on any information gathered here as a substitute for consultation with medical professionals. Information may not be reproduced without permission from Hy-Vee, Inc.

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