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Stephanie Wharton

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Stephanie Wharton

Stephanie Wharton, RD, LD, is your Mason City Hy-Vee East Registered Dietitian.  Stephanie received her Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics from the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) in 2001. She completed her dietetic internship at Fairview University Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Stephanie has enjoyed working for Hy-Vee since 2008, first as the dietitian at Crossroads Hy-Vee in Waterloo, Iowa, and then at the Charles City Hy-Vee.  Stephanie transferred to the Mason City East Hy-Vee in December 2014. She truly believes a grocery store is a perfect place to get answers to your nutrition questions!  Her passions include childhood and adult nutrition, weight loss and healthy cooking. Stephanie is a long-term member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Iowa Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Hours: Stephanie is available Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Evening and weekend hours available. Please note: schedule may change due to nutrition programs and events. Please call ahead to ensure her availability.

Dietitian nutrition services available from Hy-Vee:

Answers in the Aisles (Complimentary): Receive answers to your nutrition questions while you shop. Your Hy-Vee dietitian is available to help you choose the right foods for you. For questions while you shop, you can request to speak with Stephanie at Customer Service.

Supermarket Tours (Complimentary – By appointment): Enjoy an aisle-by-aisle tour to discover healthy new food choices. Tour topics may include healthy shopping, heart-health, diabetes, weight management and food allergies. Perfect for individual or groups!  See Stephanie's calendar for one of her many scheduled tours. Call or stop by customer service to register.  

Shopping Assistance for Health (Complimentary - By appointment): Take a walk through the aisles with your Hy-Vee dietitian. Find health-promoting foods that appeal to you, receive meal ideas & recipes for how to enjoy these foods and learn how to enhance your health by putting favorable foods in your cart and in your body!

Medical Nutrition Therapy ($62.50 per 1/2-hour or $125 per hour): Doctor referral is required. This is a one-on-one visit to develop a personalized plan and achievable goals that will help you manage your nutrition-related concerns. Topics may include weight loss/gain, high blood pressure, diabetes, food allergy/intolerance, high cholesterol or other nutrition concerns.

Hy-Vee Begin Program ($290 - By appointment): Begin is a ten-week healthy lifestyle and weight management program. This group or individual program emphasizes eating for good health, weight loss and being physically active. Biometrics and measurements are included at the beginning and end of the program.

Health Screenings ($45 - By appointment): Don’t wait for chronic disease to sneak up on you. Take preventative measures by getting accurate results on cholesterol, blood pressure, body fat and blood sugar. Your Hy-Vee dietitian will provide the nutrition recommendations you need to improve your health.

Community and Worksite Wellness Services (Prices vary): Stephanie will come to your business or organization to conduct cooking classes, teach the Begin program, provide health screenings, participate in health fairs or present a nutrition topic designed for your group’s interests.

To schedule an appointment or discuss nutrition services, contact Stephanie at [email protected] or call 641-424-9741.


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Wellness Services

Event Schedule
Diabetes Store Tour - FREE

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Learn how choosing your carbohydrates carefully can make a real difference.

Nutrition Tour - Cholesterol - FREE

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Learn which foods will lower your bad cholesterol, raise your good cholesterol and help you enjoy improved heart health.

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