Amy Pleimling, RD, LD, received a bachelor’s degree in nutrition from the University of Minnesota in 1995. She then completed her dietetic internship at Fairview University Medical Center in Minneapolis. After being a clinical dietitian for five years at Region’s Hospital in St. Paul, Amy moved to Albert Lea where she has found a passion for teaching wellness in the community. She finds teaching nutrition in the grocery store to be an optimal learning experience for customers. Amy provides “hand-on” learning where people are able to literally pick up foods and look at labels. Amy is ready to provide you with realistic ways to make healthy eating part of your daily routine.
Hy-Vee Nutrition Events
Sign up for Amy’s Classes in the Pharmacy Department. Email Amy with any questions or concerns at email@example.com
The following hours are “typical” but may vary based on requests and events:
Monday: 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Now Available at Hy-Vee – Cholesterol Checks and Health Screenings!
Basic Cholesterol Screening - $30
This test will measure your total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides and blood sugar. Appointment required.
Full Biometric Screening Package - $45
You will receive the Basic Cholesterol Screening package (total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides and blood sugar), plus your blood pressure, body mass index (BMI) and percent body fat. Appointment required.
Biometric Screening and Nutrition Education Package - $75
You will receive the Full Biometric Screening Package (full lipid panel, blood sugar, blood pressure, BMI and percent body fat) plus one hour of nutrition education with Amy Pleimling, our Registered Dietitian.
Healthy For Life – A Lifestyle Management Program Amy is certified in Adult Weight Training and has designed this program to teach healthy living for a lifetime. The program is designed to educate and motivate participants towards making behavior changes that will lead to a healthier and happier life. The class does have an emphasis on weight loss or weight control, but focuses on overall healthy eating, so can be for just about anyone. Participants mainly meet once a week for 3 months. Different topics, such as portion control, grocery shopping and how to regulate your food intake, are discussed each week, along with motivational messages to keep you on track. You will also go through the grocery store in detail, and have the option of taking 3 hands-on cooking classes throughout the program.
Class fee is $75.00. If you choose the option to include the 3 cooking classes added, the class is $90.00 . Hy-Vee gift cards may be given as rewards at the end of the program.
Personal Grocery Store Tours - by appointment $10.00
The grocery store tour is an excellent way to learn. You can get your tour tailored to your individual nutritional needs. Whether it is for heart health, diabetes, low-sodium or the gluten-free diet, Amy will give you aisle-by-aisle education. Call her at 377-2257 or email for an appointment.
Lunch-and-Learn Health and Wellness Presentations - by appointment - Price Varies
Amy Pleimling, RD, LD, will come to your place of business or organization to provide nutritional programs or seminars. The program will be tailored to your group’s interest or needs. Show your group you care about their health by having Amy provide educational, interesting nutrition information. Call or email Amy to schedule this.
Nutrition Email Club – “Hy-Vee Dietitian’s E-Newsletter” - FREE
Sign up for Albert Lea Hy-Vee’s HealthMarket E-newsletter. Amy sends a monthly letter that includes current nutrition information and advice, recipes, coupons, Amy’s top food picks and more. To sign up, send me an email and type in “subscribe to the e-newsletter."
Personal Nutrition Counseling Sessions - $30 for 30 minutes or $55 for one hour.
Would you like individual nutrition attention? Amy, your Hy-Vee dietitian and food and nutrition expert, can develop for you a personal nutrition plan for weight loss, diabetes management or other nutrition concerns! Call her at 377-2257 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for an appointment today.