Carrie Nielsen

MS, RD, LMNT
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Carrie Nielsen

M.S., R.D., L.M.N.T.



Carrie Nielsen has been a Registered Dietitian and Licensed Medical Nutrition Therapist in the Omaha area since 2000.  She has a bachelor’s degree in foods and nutrition from Northwest Missouri State University and completed her dietetic internship and master’s degree in nutritional science and dietetics from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  She received a Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management in 2011.  Carrie has a wide range of expertise, including diabetes, heart disease, food allergies/sensitivities and weight management.  She also provides assistance with planning and preparing healthy meals.  She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; the Nebraska Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; and the Nebraska Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics - Omaha District; and the Food & Culinary Professionals dietetic practice group of the Academy.  Carrie has a lifelong interest in nutrition and prides herself in practicing as she teaches.  She is glad to assist Hy-Vee customers live easier, healthier and happier lives.


Jessica Wegener

R.D., C.S.S.D, L.M.N.T.



Jessica has been a Registered Dietitian since 2003 and a Licensed Medical Nutrition Therapist in the Omaha area since 2010.  She received her bachelor’s degree in nutritional science and dietetics from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln while competing on the gymnastics team, then completed her dietetic internship at Regions Hospital in St. Paul Minnesota.  Jessica specializes in sports nutrition, disordered eating, corporate wellness and pediatric and adult weight management.  She is a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) and received a Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management.  Jessica is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; the Nebraska Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; the Nebraska Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics - Omaha District; and the Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition dietetic practice group of the Academy.  Her passion for nutrition and food began as a young girl helping her mother cook for their family of six and participating in the local 4-H program.  She is happy to assist Hy-Vee customers with nutritional expertise. 

Store Dietitian General Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., including some Saturdays and evenings

Please note: schedule may vary due to nutrition programs, appointments or community events.

Contact Carrie Nielsen or Jessica Wegener at 402-493-2911 or cnielsen@hy-vee.com or jwegener@hy-vee.com to confirm availability or to schedule an appointment.

Ongoing Services

Personal Nutrition Counseling Sessions
Would you like individual nutrition attention? Your Hy-Vee dietitians can develop a personal nutrition plan for weight management, diabetes control, heart health or other nutrition concerns. Contact Carrie or Jessica at 402-493-2911 or email cnielsen@hy-vee.com or jwegener@hy-vee.com to set up an appointment today!

Nutrition Counseling Packages available:

Super Shopper - $62.50
Includes one-on-one nutrition counseling session (30 minutes) and personalized shopping tour with a 5% discount on your grocery purchases the day of your tour.

Getting Healthy - $125
Includes one-on-one nutrition counseling session (30 minutes), two (15-minute) follow-up sessions and a personalized shopping tour with a 5% discount on your grocery purchases the day of your tour.

Making A Change - $250
Includes one-on-one nutrition counseling session (1 hour), four (15 minute) follow-up sessions and a personalized shopping tour with a personalized shopping tour with a 5% discount on your grocery purchases the day of your tour.

A la Carte Nutrition Counseling:

1 individual consultation - $125 (60 minutes)

1 individual consultation - $62.50 (30 minutes)

Metabolism Testing - $65, by appointment
Your metabolism is critical in determining how many calories your body needs in a day. This information can help support successful weight control efforts. For testing accuracy, please avoid eating, drinking alcohol, caffeine, smoking and exercise for 4 hours prior to screening. (Water is okay). For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact your Hy-Vee dietitians, Carrie Nielsen or Jessica Wegener at 402-493-2911 or email cnielsen@hy-vee.com or jwegener@hy-vee.com.

Cholesterol Screening - $45, by appointment
With a quick finger-stick, you can receive your total lipid panel (cholesterol, LDL, HDL, triglycerides) and blood glucose. For accurate results, please fast for 10 to 12 hours prior to the screening. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact your Hy-Vee dietitians, Carrie Nielsen or Jessica Wegener, at 402-493-2911 or email cnielsen@hy-vee.com or jwegener@hy-vee.com.

Personal Shopping Assistance - complimentary
Your Linden Market Hy-Vee dietitians are available by appointment to take a short walk through the supermarket to find healthy foods in every aisle. Get help with meal suggestions and receive guidance for special dietary needs such as low-sodium, low-cholesterol and more! Contact Carrie Nielsen or Jessica Wegener, your Hy-Vee dietitians, to take advantage of this FREE service.

Group Shop for Health Tours – complimentary, by appointment
Whether you are part of a weight loss or wellness group, a women’s group or want to take a class on a field trip, this is a prime learning opportunity where the aisles are the best classroom. A Shop for Health store tour can be personalized to meet your group’s needs and can be made to fit your schedule. Groups of ten or fewer are preferred. This is a free service, but does require an appointment. Contact Carrie Nielsen or Jessica Wegener at 402-493-2911 or email cnielsen@hy-vee.com or jwegener@hy-vee.com to schedule your Group Shop for Health store tour.

Corporate Wellness - by appointment
Did you know research has found that if people know their numbers (cholesterol, weight, body mass index), they tend to be more proactive in taking care of their own health? Contact your Hy-Vee dietitians if you'd like one of them to come to your company to do cholesterol screenings, metabolic testing, weight loss classes or a series of nutrition presentations. Nutrition education and intervention are effective ways to improve health and save money on healthcare costs. Call or email Carrie Nielsen or Jessica Wegener at 402-493-2911 or email cnielsen@hy-vee.com or jwegener@hy-vee.com to discuss your company's wellness goals.

Community Wellness Presentations - by appointment
If you would like your Pacific Street Hy-Vee dietitians to speak to your group on a specific wellness or nutrition topic, please contact Carrie Nielsen or Jessica Wegener at 402-493-2911 or email cnielsen@hy-vee.com or jwegener@hy-vee.com for pricing, topic ideas and scheduling. Presentations can range from 30 minutes to one hour.

Girl Scout and Boy Scout Store Tours & Nutrition Badges – prices vary, by appointment
Did you know that your Hy-Vee dietitians are here to help promote healthy eating for your Scout troop? Your Hy-Vee dietitian will lead activities to help your Scouts earn nutrition-related badges. For more information or to schedule your event, contact your Linden Market Hy-Vee dietitians Carrie Nielsen or Jessica Wegener at 402-493-2911 or email cnielsen@hy-vee.com or jwegener@hy-vee.com.

Wellness E-mail Club - complimentary
Stay informed of the health and wellness events going on at your Pacific Street Hy-Vee! You will receive health and nutrition information, trends and tips, weekly recipes and information about in-store events sent right to your inbox. Sign up by sending an e-mail to Carrie at cnielsen@hy-vee.com and request to be added to the Wellness Club.

Begin 10-Week Healthy Lifestyle and Weight Management Program - $290
Sessions held one to two times per year. Contact Carrie of Jessica to see when the next class starts. This course is a comprehensive approach to weight loss, focusing on lifestyle change.

Your Linden Market Hy-Vee dietitians, Carrie or Jessica, will meet individually with all participants the first week to discuss individual goals and perform a fasting biometric screening and body measurements. The remainder of the weekly meetings will be a combination of group settings and individual follow-ups. Some weekly topics include portion control, exercise, fat & sugar intake, healthy cooking and emotional eating. Each participant will receive a fasting biometric screening and body measurements at the completion of the program to show the results of all your hard effort. Carrie and Jessica’s combined 20+ years of experience will help guide you through this life-changing program with success! Now is the time to "BEGIN" the rest of your life. Contact Carrie or Jessica at 402-493-2911 if you have questions or if the posted time does not work for you - you may be able to work out another time to meet.

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