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Brittany obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics at Missouri State University and completed her internship through Cox College in Springfield, Missouri. Brittany has previously worked as a clinical dietitian at Cox South Hospital with an emphasis in weight management, diabetes, heart disease and lung disease. Brittany is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics including the Nutrition Entrepreneurs dietetic practice group. She is currently serving as President of the Southwest Missouri Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Brittany was named 'Recognized Young Dietitian of Year' by the Missouri Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in 2016. She is passionate about research and healing the body from within using real, whole foods. She specializes in translating complex nutrition prescriptions into a simple and practical nutrition plan. She can't wait to meet you and support you on your journey to new health.

Create Your Own Cooking Adventure
Hy-Vee's certified chefs and registered dietitians partner to promote healthy eating. Together, they highlight simple and delicious recipes with fresh and local foods. They help you design a class for your group's needs in two class formats. The Cooking Seminar: Watch, Taste, Learn! or the hands-on Cooking Workshop: Watch, Cook, Eat! is available in our cooking school classroom or in your facility of choice. They cater to corporate wellness programs, homeschool co-ops or groups of friends with topics ranging from Mediterranean cooking, special diets or to the Ultimate Chef Cooking Competition.

The dietitian at your Springfield Hy-Vee provide a wide range of programs and services - personal nutrition counseling, cholesterol screenings, the Begin weight loss program, luncheon presentations, supermarket tours, nutrition workshops, food allergy information and more!

Monthly Dietitian and HealthMarket E-Newsletter – FREE
Enroll any time. Become a member of your Springfield Hy-Vee nutrition email club. Receive menus, recipes, information on new products and quick health tips. All we need is your email address. To become a member, send your email address to 1641dietitian1@hy-vee.com or call (417) 881-1950.

Shopping Tour - FREE!
By appointment
Would you like to learn how to shop smart and begin eating healthier? Schedule a personal shopping tour with your Springfield dietitians. Call or e-mail today!

Nutritional Packages Personalized to help you manage your unique needs!
Super Shopper - $125
Includes one-on-one nutrition counseling session (1 hour), personalized shopping tour (1 hour), personalized food plan (with meal ideas) and 10% off HealthMarket purchase.

Cholesterol and Blood Glucose Screening - $45 (includes FREE blood pressure evaluation)
By appointment.
Knowing your numbers is the first step to a healthier lifestyle. Visit Brittany or Priscilla in the store to get an accurate reading of your cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein (HDL), low-density lipoprotein (LDL), triglycerides, blood glucose and blood pressure for only $45. Tests are administered by your Hy-Vee registered dietitian and results are given within 15 minutes. Speak with your Registered Dietitian Brittany to discover ways to improve your health.

MedGem Test - $45 By appointment
The test is a simple test to help you lose or maintain weight. This simple 10-minute test measures your metabolism and accurately calculates how many calories your body burns each day. For more information and to schedule an appointment, please contact Brittany, your Hy-Vee dietitian. 

Body Fat Screen - $5 By 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. Call Brittany, your Hy-Vee dietitian, to schedule.

Community Programs - Prices Vary By appointment
A variety of health and wellness programs is available for your business or organization such as luncheon presentations, health fairs, cooking demonstrations, Begin weight-loss program, diabetes education program, health screenings and much more. Your group can come to our store or the dietitian can come to you. Call Brittany, your Hy-Vee dietitian, to schedule.

Gluten-Free Support Group
Your dietitians and chefs partner to provide you with tips and recipes regarding the gluten-free diet.  This group meets the 2nd Monday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Hy-Vee Club Room.  Please register at Customer Service or call (417) 881-1950.

Living with Diabetes
Your Hy-Vee dietitians will help you manage your diabetes by teaching your more about diet, daily exercise and medications.  This group meets the 3rd Monday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Hy-Vee Club Room.  Please register at Customer Service or call (417) 881-1950.

Healthy You Support Group
Learn all you need to know about healthy living and feeling your best! This class is for anyone of any age trying to improve their health. Your Hy-Vee dietitians will share with you their favorite tips and tricks for changing your lifestyle.  This group meets the last Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Hy-Vee Club Room.  Please register at Customer Service or call (417) 881-1950.

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