Becky Graeve

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Becky Graeve, RD, CSP, LD, CNSC, received her Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics from Iowa State University where she also completed her accredited dietetic internship. With over 15 years of experience as a dietitian, Becky has developed a passion for pediatric nutrition, weight management, food allergies, and assisting adults and children with developmental disabilities. Becky has achieved specialty certifications in pediatric nutrition (CSP) and nutrition support (CNSC). She has also completed a certificate program in Childhood and Adolescent Weight Management through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics – 2009.

Becky believes Hy-Vee is an ideal setting for nutrition education as customers are able to make informed and healthful decisions at the point of purchase. Becky looks forward to meeting you where you are on your journey toward better health. Feel free to contact her at (641) 683-3341 or with any questions regarding the following services.

Hours: Becky is available on Tuesdays, Thursdays and by appointment. Evening and weekend hours available. Please note: schedule may change due to nutrition programs and events. Please call ahead to ensure her availability.

Services include:
Group Store Tours/Personalized Shopping Assistance – FREE
Would you like to learn how to shop smart and begin eating healthier? Your Ottumwa dietitian provides this service free of charge! The tour can be personalized to meet your specific health concerns, such as shopping on a budget, low-sodium diets, diabetes, weight management, allergies, quick meal ideas and much more. Arrange your tour today by contacting Becky at or calling (641) 683-3341.

Answers in the Aisles - FREE
Receive answers to your nutrition questions while you shop. Your Hy-Vee registered dietitian can help you choose the right foods for you.

Begin: Healthy Lifestyle & Weight Management Program – $290 
Begin is a ten-week lifestyle management program taught by Becky, your North Ottumwa Hy-Vee dietitian. The program emphasizes weight loss, exercise and eating for good health. Begin may be taught in-store in a group/individual setting or even brought to your worksite for your employees.

       Begin Individual Program: 1 initial visit with biometric screening (60 minutes)
                                            Seven follow-up sessions (15 minutes)
                                            1 follow-up session including measurements (30 minutes)
                                            1 final visit with biometric screening (30 minutes)

       Begin Group Program: 1 individual visit with biometric screening (60 minutes)
                                       Seven group classes (60 minutes)
                                       1 follow-up session including measurements (30 minutes)
                                       1 individual visit with biometric screening (30 minutes)

Biometric Screening – $45 By appointment
No time to get to the doctor’s office? Your Hy-Vee dietitian is here to help. In less than 10 minutes, your screening will reveal the results of a full lipid (cholesterol) panel - the same as you'd get at your physician's office. Your screen also includes blood sugar, blood pressure, BMI (body mass index) and body fat analyses. The Hy-Vee difference is that our dietitian will explain your results and provide suggestions on how to improve your numbers, if necessary. A pharmacist is also available to discuss any medication questions.

Medical Nutrition Therapy with Physician Referral – Prices vary by appointment
With referral from a physician, Becky will meet with you individually to develop a personalized plan, with achievable goals, to address your nutrition-related concerns. Your health insurance plan may cover Medical Nutrition Therapy.

Community Presentations and Programs – Prices vary
A variety of health and wellness programs are available for your business or organization such as luncheon presentations, health fairs, cooking demonstrations, Begin™ weight-loss program, health screenings and much more. Your group can come to our store or Becky can come to you.

Girl and Boy Scout Store Tours & Nutrition Badges – Prices vary
Your Park Avenue dietitian is here to help promote healthy eating for your Scouts. Becky will lead activities that help your Scouts earn nutrition-related badges. For more information and to schedule a tour, contact Becky at (641) 583-3341 or

Hy-Vee Dietitian’s E-Newsletter – FREE
Sign up to receive monthly nutrition news from your North Ottumwa Hy-Vee dietitian. Becky will share the latest nutrition news, her event calendar and the HealthyBites newsletter. To subscribe, e-mail Becky at and ask to be added to the newsletter. You can also sign up in the store by inquiring at Customer Service.

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