RD, LD, LMNT
Allison received her bachelor's degree in nutrition and food science with a dietetic specialization from South Dakota State University. She completed her internship program through Idaho State University in Boise, Idaho, and has been working as a Registered Dietitian in the Siouxland area since 2005. She looks forward to bringing a blend of both her clinical and community nutrition background to her position at Hy-Vee.
Allison first became interested in nutrition as a sophomore in high school when she wrote a research paper on the role of diet in the prevention of heart disease. From then on, she became fascinated with the role food plays in our health and carries that passion into her work today. She enjoys working with people and helping them find ways to integrate good nutritional habits into their everyday lives in both easy and economical ways.
NUTRITION COUNSELING AND EDUCATIONAL SERVICES:
Answers in the Aisles
Receive answers to your nutrition questions while you shop. Your Hy-Vee registered dietitian can help you choose the right foods for you.
Join your local Hy-Vee dietitian to learn how to read food labels and discover new food choices. The tour can focus on health concerns such as diabetes, weight management, heart health, quick meal ideas, diabetes, sports nutrition, and stretching your food dollars. Call to schedule your tour or watch for announcements on upcoming group tours.
By appointment. Prices vary.
Don't wait for chronic disease to sneak up on you. Take preventative measures by getting a biometric screening provided 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 can give you the information you need and show you the foods you can choose to improve your health. Call for fee information and to schedule an appointment.
Personal Nutrition Counseling
By appointment. Prices vary.
Visit with a 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 health needs. Topics for consultations are based on your needs and area of interest, including but not limited to weight management, nutrition for a specific disease state (such as diabetes, celiac disease or heart health), sports nutrition and/or nutrition for overall wellness. Invest in your health today through nutrition counseling and let your Hy-Vee dietitian assist you with meeting goals that will improve your health and well-being for life!
Community and Corporate Wellness Programs
Several health and wellness programs are available for your business or organization. Your group can come to the store or the dietitian can come to you. Programs may include health fairs, cooking demonstrations, weight loss programs, nutrition presentations and health screenings. Contact your Hy-Vee dietitian to discuss program, topic ideas and fee information.
Kids' Nutrition Events
Contact your local Hy-Vee dietitian for more information about kids' cooking classes, Girl Scout and Boy Scout badge programs and birthday parties!
Contact your Hy-Vee dietitian for class times and dates.
Begin is a ten-week lifestyle management program led by your H-Vee dietitian. This in-store, group or individualized program emphasizes weight loss, exercise and eating for good health. To begin your new lifestyle, contact your Hy-Vee dietitian or watch for announcements on the start of the next Begin session.
Bring the Begin program to your worksite - time-saving convenience for your employees and reduced healthcare spending for your business.
Monthly Calendar of Events
Hy-Vee dietitians plan events and classes every month. Contact your Hy-Vee dietitian for more information on this month's events!