Your 156th & Maple Hy-Vee has 2 registered dietitians to help you with your nutritional concerns:
Amanda Jochum, RD, LMNT, obtained her bachelor’s degree in nutritional science and dietetics from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. She then completed her dietetic internship at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE. Amanda has a wide range of expertise, including weight management, diabetes, heart disease, food allergies and pediatric nutrition. She also provides assistance with planning and preparing healthy meals for families. Amanda was awarded the Nutrition Educator of the Year from the American Dairy Association and Dairy Council of Nebraska in 2008. Amanda sees the combination of nutrition promotion with a grocery store as an opportunity to provide “hands-on” nutrition and is available to provide realistic ways to make healthy eating a part of a person’s daily routine. Amanda is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association). Nebraska Dietetic Assocation as well as the Omaha District Dietetic Association. Amanda has been with Hy-Vee since 2006.
Meagan Hovendick, RD, LMNT
Meagan joins the 156th & Maple Hy-Vee Wellness Team as a second in-store dietitian. After obtaining her bachelor’s degree in nutrition, exercise, and health science and dietetics at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, she completed her dietetic internship at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in Omaha, Nebraska. Meagan's background encompasses a wide range of experiences, which include working with a variety of school wellness programs and sports nutrition. She is also involved with the Healthy Initiative Movement for kids. Meagan believes that having a dietitian available in the grocery store setting provides a unique opportunity and valuable tool for guests starting or maintaining their healthy lifestyle "journey.” Meagan is continuing her education at UNMC, as she works to complete a Master's Degree in medical nutrition therapy. Meagan is also a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Nebraska Dietetic Association and the Omaha District Dietetic Association.
To contact your 156th & Maple Hy-Vee dietitians, please call them at 402-493-0390 or email Amanda at firstname.lastname@example.org and Meagan at email@example.com
Store Dietitians General Hours: Monday through Saturday - 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Please note: schedule may vary due to nutrition programs, appointments or community events
Contact Amanda Jochum or Meagan Hovendick at 402-493-0390 to confirm availability or if you'd like to make an appointment.
Personal Nutrition Counseling Sessions Available - call for pricing
Under your Hy-Vee dietitian’s guidance, you’ll learn how to make healthy and realistic food choices for you and your family while reaching your nutrition goals.
She will customize a science-based nutrition program, individualized meal plan, teach you how to make life-long, healthy food choices and provide you with the tools and resources to make these habits work for a lifetime.
A nutrition counseling package includes:
• Comprehensive Nutrition Assessment – To provide your dietitian with your medical and nutrition background, your food likes/dislikes, allergies, intolerances and nutrition concerns to allow for your dietitian to customize a nutrition plan specifically for you.
• Complete Dietary Analysis – Describe your typical daily dietary intake to help design a plan based off your current eating lifestyle.
• Healthy Nutrition Resources – Shopping assistance, recipes and on-line resources
• Personalized Meal Plan to help you reach your nutrition goals
• Email and telephone access for questions/concerns between appointments.
Cholesterol Screening - $25 Call for an 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 and to schedule an appointment, please contact your Hy-Vee dietitians at 402-493-0390, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Personal Metabolism Screening - $55 Call for an 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 and to schedule an appointment, please contact your Hy-Vee dietitians at 402-493-0390, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Hemoglobin A1C Testing - $25 Call for an appointment. Hemoglobin A1C (HbA1C) testing is a measure of proper blood glucose control over a three-month period. Your Hy-Vee dietitians have the ability to check your HbA1C test with a small finger-stick. Your results will be given to you within 15 minutes. For more information and to schedule an appointment, please contact your Hy-Vee dietitians at 402-493-0390, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Girl Scout and Boy Scout Store Tours & Nutrition Badges - $8/child - 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 and to schedule a class, please contact your Hy-Vee dietitians at 402-493-0390, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Body Fat Screen - $5 Call for an appointment.
This simple, painless test can provide useful information to help support successful weight control efforts. Lean muscle deteriorates as we age, so it is important to know this number. Getting proper nutrition is important to maintain lean muscle mass and lose body fat. For more information and to schedule an appointment, please contact your Hy-Vee dietitians at 402-493-0390, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Begin Individual Program (Healthy lifestyle & weight management program): $290 1 initial visit with biometric screening (60 minutes)
Seven follow-up sessions (15 minutes)
1 follow-up session including measurements (30 minutes)
1 final visit with biometric screening (30 minutes)
Personal Shopping Assistance Your Hy-Vee dietitians are available by appointment to take a 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, diabetes, gluten-free, etc. For more information and to schedule an appointment, please contact your Hy-Vee dietitians at 402-493-0390, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Wellness E-mail Club - complimentary - Stay informed of the health and wellness events going on at your 156th & Maple 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 and e-mail to Amanda or Meagan at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com and request to be added to the Wellness Club.