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Tristyn Rivera

RD, LDN
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Tristyn Rivera

Tristyn is the registered dietitian at the Moline #1 Hy-Vee located at Avenue of the Cities. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, and Wellness from Northern Illinois University. Tristyn completed a 6-month accredited dietetic internship through Iowa State University at multiple locations in the Quad Cities area including Hammond Henry Hospital, WIC (Women, Infants, and Children), and Hy-Vee. During her internship she became experienced in many different areas such as heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, and weight management. Tristyn is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and utilizes their research to stay updated on current nutrition topics.

Tristyn believes the first step to making positive changes to your eating habits begins in the aisles of your grocery store, highlighting the importance of dietitians in the supermarket. Learning to navigate through all the different food items and understanding basic nutrition concepts is key to becoming a healthier you! Whether it’s learning about healthier food options, losing weight, or understanding nutrition’s role in certain diseases, Tristyn is here to help you reach your health goals. Tristyn strives to educate each person specific to their needs and interests to help them live a healthy balanced life. Tristyn is a non-diet dietitian and believes a well-balanced plate is key to overall health. Feel free to contact Tristyn at [email protected] or call (309) 762-0200 to start moving towards your nutrition goals!

Availability:

Tristyn is generally available at your Hy-Vee on the Avenue Monday through Friday, and some Saturdays. You can find her weekly schedule posted on her office door and on our online events calendar. Please contact Tristyn to schedule appointments as needed.

Dietitian Services:

Recipe Corner
Are you looking for new recipe ideas and help planning menus? Head towards the front end of the store to find Tristyn's Recipe Corner outside her office for free recipe cards and informational brochures.

Weekly Menu Suggestions – Complimentary
Are you having trouble coming up with dinner ideas? We have a cure for you! Did you know that every week the Hy-Vee dietitians provide a seven-day menu that includes an entrée and two side dishes? You'll get the recipes and shopping list you need to put it all together. To get each week's menu, go to the “Weekly Menu” section on www.hy-vee.com.

Supermarket Tour & Shopping Assistance – Complimentary
Includes one (45 minutes – 1 hour) supermarket tour with a coupon for 5% off your grocery purchase to use the day of your tour. Take a walk through the aisles to find health-promoting foods that appeal to you, receive ideas and recipes for how to enjoy these foods, and review the basics on understanding nutrition facts labels. Learn how to enhance your health by putting favorable foods in your shopping cart…and in your body! Tristyn can even tailor the tour to focus on pre-diabetes, diabetes, low sodium, heart health, healthy eating, or gluten free. Other topics available upon request. Tristyn can also walk with you as you shop for your groceries to offer assistance and answer any questions you have about our products. This service is by appointment only.

Know Your Numbers (Biometric Screening) – $45
Includes one (15 minute) biometric screening with full lipid (cholesterol) panel, blood sugar, BMI (body mass index), blood pressure and body fat percentage. One-on-one explanation (15 minute) of results and suggestions on how to improve your numbers, if necessary.

Medical Nutrition Therapy (with Physician Referral) – $125
Includes a one-on-one nutrition counseling session (1 hour) with a coupon for 10% off your grocery purchase to use the day of your appointment. Need help with your special health or dietary needs? Come to Hy-Vee and Tristyn will help you develop a personalized nutrition plan for weight loss, heart disease, diabetes, food allergies and more! With a referral from a physician, she will meet with you individually to develop a personalized plan, with achievable goals, to address your nutrition-related concerns. Note: Sessions can also be scheduled for shorter appointment times, price is adjusted based on time spent with the dietitian. This service is by appointment only.

Nutrition Follow-Up Appointment – $62.50
Includes one (30 minute) nutrition counseling session to provide support and help you continue reaching your nutrition goals. Must schedule a Medical Nutrition Therapy session prior to a follow-up appointment.

Begin® Healthy Lifestyle and Weight Management Program – $290
Begin® is a 10-week healthy lifestyle and weight management program led by your Hy-Vee dietitian. Begin™ is available on an individual or group basis. Group sessions can be held in-store or out in the community. Begin® can also be held at your business as part of an employee wellness program. Sessions include nutrition education, personal goal setting and support with a registered dietitian. Additionally, the 10-session program includes a cholesterol and blood glucose screening at the beginning and end of the program to help you track your progress.

Community Presentations – Prices vary
Nutrition presentations are great for employee wellness programs, schools, churches and more. Tristyn will come to your business or organization to present a nutrition topic designed for your group's interests. Popular topics include diabetes, quick and healthy cooking, packing a healthy lunch, shopping on a budget, “superfoods” and lowering cholesterol. Tristyn can bring education materials, recipes and food to sample.

Nutrition for Kids – Prices vary
Tristyn has a variety of options available to teach kids of all ages about nutrition. Options include kids’ cooking classes, store scavenger hunts and tours, school presentations and private group events. Tristyn offers a public Kids in the Kitchen class each month and can offer private classes as well. Watch out online event calendar or reach out to Tristyn to inquire about the next Kids in the Kitchen class.

Cooking Classes – Prices Vary
Tristyn offers a variety of nutritious cooking classes designed for all skill levels. Learn a new culinary skill, taste new foods and prepare featured foods in new ways. Watch our online event calendar or reach out to Tristyn to inquire about the next available cooking class.

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