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Christine Vaughan

RD, LMNT
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Christine Vaughan, RD, LMNT, obtained her bachelor’s degree in nutritional science and dietetics from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2009. She then completed her dietetic internship through Iowa State University in 2010. The internship was completed locally in the Omaha metro area and she had the opportunity to spend time in local hospitals gaining a wide variety of experiences. Prior to working with Hy-Vee, Christine worked in infant, child and maternal nutrition. She joined the Hy-Vee team in 2012. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Christine is dedicated to helping others live a healthier, happier, and more active lifestyle.

Kayla Ellis

RD, LMNT
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Kayla Ellis

Kayla obtained her bachelor’s degree in nutritional science and dietetics from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2012. She completed her dietetic internship at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska, in 2013. Kayla worked as a HealthMarket clerk throughout college. She returned to Hy-Vee after becoming a registered dietitian, where she has worked in two other Hy-vee stores. Prior to joining the Peony Park Hy-Vee she worked in long-term care nutrition.  She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and also the Nebraska Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics-Omaha District. Kayla is passionate about assisting customers in finding realistic ways to make healthy eating a part of an everyday routine.

ONGOING SERVICES:

Contact Kayla at (402) 384-8668 or 1470dietitian1@hy-vee.com

Contact Christine at (402) 384-8668 or 1470dietitian2@hy-vee.com

One-on-One nutrition counseling is for you if you’re looking for personalized, detailed consultations with the dietitian. Christine will do an assessment, give recommendations and share a menu plan during your first session. Follow-up sessions are highly recommended if your health goals are big. Set up a time to meet with Christine and talk with her about some nutrition goals you’d like to accomplish and see if one-on-one counseling is for you. (402) 384-8668 or 1470dietitian2@hy-vee.com

Shop for Health Tours - complimentary • by appointment

Whether you are shopping to control diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, food allergies or just want you family to eat healthier, your Peony Park Hy-Vee dietitians, Christine and Kayla, have experience and practical ideas to help you. This is a free service, but does require an appointment. Contact Christine or Kayla to schedule your Shop for Health store tour.

Group Shop for Health Tours - complimentary • by appointment

Whether you are part of a weight loss or wellness group, a women’s group or want to take a class on a field trip, this is a prime learning opportunity where the aisles are the best classroom. A Shop for Health store tour can be personalized to meet your group’s needs and can be made to fit your schedule. Groups of 10 or fewer are preferred. This is a free service, but does require an appointment. Contact Christine or Kayla to schedule your Group Shop for Health store tour.

Cooking Classes

Anyone can learn to cook! Your Peony Park Hy-Vee dietitian, Christine or Kayla, offers classes to help all ages learn a variety of skills and provide recipes for you to try at home. Check the Peony Park Hy-Vee store’s website for Christine’s or Kayla's class offerings at www.hy-vee.com or call Christine or Kalyla to discuss your group's needs.

Community Wellness Presentations

If you would like a Peony Park Hy-Vee dietitian, Christine or Kayla, to speak to your group on a specific wellness or nutrition topic, please contact her for pricing, topic ideas and scheduling. Presentations can range from 30 minutes to one hour.

Metabolic Testing - $65 By appointment

Do you need help losing weight or getting past the dreaded plateau? If you do, then come in and get your metabolic rate measured. This painless, yet in-depth test will measure your resting metabolic rate and tell you how many calories you burn per day. Your Peony Park Hy-Vee dietitian, Christine or Kayla, will be doing private testing by the pharmacy. You must avoid eating, drinking, and exercise at least 4 hours prior to testing. Avoid nicotine at least 2 hours prior to testing. Contact Christine or Kayla for details or questions and to schedule your personal appointment.

Cholesterol Screening - $45 By appointment
Body-fat Percentage - $10 By appointment

Birthday Party Cooking Class - up to 8 children - by appointment

Did you know that your Peony Park Hy-Vee dietitian, Christine or Kayla, is here to help celebrate your birthday? Christine or Kayla will lead a cooking class for your child and friends. Choose from child-friendly, fun & tasty recipes, and let the children enjoy a hands-on cooking class with the dietitian. Bring your taste buds; the meal will include an entree, side and cupcakes! Contact Christine or Kayla to schedule your birthday party today.

Corporate Wellness - by appointment

Did you know research has found that if people know their numbers (cholesterol, weight, body mass index) they tend to be more proactive in taking care of their own health? Contact Christine or Kayla if you'd like her to come to your company to do cholesterol screenings, metabolic testing, weight loss classes or a series of nutrition presentations. Nutrition education and intervention are effective ways to improve health and save money on healthcare costs. Call or email Christine or Kayla to discuss your company's wellness goals.

Begin 10-Week Healthy Lifestyle and Weight Management Program - $290 - held once or twice per year. Contact Christine or Kayla to see when the next class starts.

This course is a comprehensive approach to weight loss focusing on lifestyle change. Your Peony Park Hy-Vee dietitian, Christine or Kayla, will meet individually with all participants the first week to discuss individual goals and perform a fasting biometric screening and body measurements. The remainder of the weekly meetings will be a combination of group settings and individual follow-ups. Some weekly topics include portion control, exercise, fat & sugar intake, healthy cooking and emotional eating. Each participant will receive a fasting biometric screening and body measurements at the completiton of the program to show the results of all your hard effort. Now is the time to "BEGIN" the rest of your life. Contact Christine or Kayla if you have questions or if the posted time does not work for you - you may be able to work out another time to meet.

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Event Schedule
12/14/2018
FREE Cholesterol Lowering Nutrition Education Tour

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Join your Peony Park Hy-Vee dietitian, Kayla Ellis RD, LMNT and learn which foods will lower your bad cholesterol, raise your good cholesterol and help you enjoy improved heart health.

12/17/2018
FREE Diabetes Nutrition Education Tour

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Join your Peony Park Hy-Vee dietitian, Kayla Ellis RD, LMNT and discover diabetes-friendly foods in every aisle-and learn how choosing your carbohydrates carefully can make a real difference.

12/19/2018
FREE Blood Pressure Nutrition Education Tour

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Join your Peony Park Hy-Vee dietitian, Kayla Ellis RD, LMNT and find foods that fit into a low sodium diet-and see how some can even naturally lower your blood pressure.

12/26/2018
FREE Blood Pressure Nutrition Education Tour

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Join your Peony Park Hy-Vee dietitian, Kayla Ellis RD, LMNT and find foods that fit into a low sodium diet-and see how some can even naturally lower your blood pressure.

12/28/2018
FREE Cholesterol Lowering Nutrition Education Tour

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Join your Peony Park Hy-Vee dietitian, Kayla Ellis RD, LMNT and learn which foods will lower your bad cholesterol, raise your good cholesterol and help you enjoy improved heart health.

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