Kristen White

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Kristen White, RD, LD

Kristen obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics at College of the Ozarks and completed her internship with 10 months at ARAMARK in Kansas City, Missouri. Kristen has previously worked in the clinical outpatient and private practice realm focusing on diabetes, heart disease and weight loss education. She is committed to “bridge the gap” from your doctor’s office to your kitchen table and to provide the most up-to-date nutrition advice to lead a healthy lifestyle. Kristen is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association), including the Diabetes Care and Education (DCE); Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN); and Weight Management (WM) practice groups. She is also a member of the Missouri Dietetic Association, American Diabetes Association and the American Association of Diabetes Educators.


Adrienne Hartley

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Adrienne Hartley, RD, LD

Adrienne earned her Bachelor of Science degree in nutritional sciences and completed her internship through the Coordinated Program in Dietetics at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Adrienne has previously worked in school nutrition, long-term care and outpatient clinical nutrition, and has experience counseling clients in weight management, diabetes, heart disease and celiac disease. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association), Missouri Dietetic Association and Southwest Missouri Dietetic Association. In 2013, she was named a Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year by the Missouri Dietetic Association.  The thing she enjoys most about being a dietitian is helping people make better choices and live healthier. One of her passions is teaching children and families about cooking healthy recipes. Adrienne looks forward to meeting you at your Springfield Hy-Vee! 

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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!

To schedule appointments below, please call Kristen or Adrienne at (417) 881-1550 or e-mail

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 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 Kristen White or Adrienne Hartley, 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)
By appointment.
Knowing your numbers is the first step to a healthier lifestyle. Visit Kristen or Adrienne 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 $45.00. Tests are administered by your Hy-Vee registered dietitian and results are given within 15 minutes. Speak with your registered dietitian to discover ways to improve your health. Contact Kristen or Adrienne by phone or e-mail to schedule your appointment.

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 your Hy-Vee dietitians, Kristen or Adrienne. 

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 Kristen or Adrienne 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 Kristen or Adrienne to schedule.

Fast, Fit, Food! - $99 per week

This program provides 5 days of balanced, portioned meals and snacks; 3 meals and 2 snacks each day.  The menus are convenient, healthy and satisfying and there's no calorie counting, no fuss. Losing weight doesn't get any easier.  There is a weekly pick-up for your food.  We provide the food; you lose the weight!  Contact Kristen or Adrienne for more information.

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.

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