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 has served as a board member for the Southwest Missouri Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics the past two years and currently serves as president-elect. 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.
Priscilla obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics with a minor in Spanish from Missouri State University and completed her internship through ARAMARK in Quincy, Illinois. Priscilla is a member of the Hispanic Heritage Committee through Missouri State, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the Southwest Missouri Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. As a native Spanish speaker she loves working with the Hispanic community. She is passionate about teaching others that you can be healthy no matter your budget and that cooking can be fun. Whether it is creating a meal plan that matches your budget or providing you with a new recipe, she is very excited to help you on this new journey for a happier and healthier life.
CREATE YOUR OWN COOKING ADVENTURE
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 dietitians 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call (417) 881-1950.
Shopping Tour - FREE!
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 us 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.
Getting Healthy - $250
Includes one-on-one nutrition counseling session (1 hour), personalized shopping tour (1 hour), 2 (30-minute) follow-up sessions, percent body fat test, MedGem test and personalized food plan (with meal ideas).
Cholesterol and Blood Glucose Screening - $45 (includes FREE blood pressure evaluation)
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. You receive a 4-page report individualized to you that gives you the information you need to lose weight now. This test is often covered by insurance depending on your weight and medical condition. 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.