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Kaiti George

Kaiti George, RD, LMNT, has been a Registered Dietitian and Licensed Medical Nutrition Therapist in Kearney since 2003.  She obtained her bachelor's degree in nutrition science and dietetics from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and completed her dietetic internship at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.  Kaiti is also working on completing her Master's degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center.  Kaiti's diverse experience includes pediatric and adult weight management, sports nutrition, wellness, heart disease, healthy cooking and food allergies.  Kaiti is certified in Childhood Weight Management through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.   

Kaiti is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Nebraska Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  She has served in various roles, both elected and appointed, at the state level.   In 2008, Kaiti was awarded the “Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year” from the Nebraska Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and in 2013 was awarded the Kearney “Healthy Community Education” Award. 

Kaiti has a strong passion to help all ages live healthier by eating well.   She can provide practical solutions for helping you and your family eat healthier through simple ideas in one of the best classrooms – the grocery store aisles.

Nutrition Counseling: One-on-one nutrition counseling is for you if you’re looking for personalized, detailed consultations with a dietitian. Your Hy-Vee dietitian will do a nutrition assessment, provide recommendations, and help build a menu plan during your first session. Follow-up sessions are highly recommended to allow for time to work on completing all your nutrition and health goals.  Call Kaiti to discuss any questions or for more information on the Nutrition Counseling sessions.

A nutrition counseling package includes:
• Comprehensive Nutrition Assessment – provides your dietitian with your medical and nutrition background, your food likes/dislikes, allergies, intolerances and nutrition concerns to allow for your dietitian to customize a nutrition plan specifically for you.
• Complete Dietary Analysis – description of your typical daily dietary intake to help design a plan based on your current eating lifestyle.
• Healthy Nutrition Resources – shopping assistance, recipes and online resources
• Personalized Meal Plan - to help you reach your nutrition goals
• Email and telephone access - for questions/concerns between appointments.

Nutrition Counseling Packages available:

Super Shopper - $62.50: Includes one-on-one nutrition counseling session (30 minutes) and personalized shopping tour with a 5% discount on your grocery purchases the day of your tour.

Getting Healthy - $125.00: Includes one-on-one nutrition counseling session (30 minutes), two (15-minute) follow-up sessions and a personalized shopping tour with a 5% discount on your grocery purchases the day of your tour.

Making A Change - $250.00: Includes one-on-one nutrition counseling session (1 hour), four (15 minute) follow-up sessions and a personalized shopping tour with a 5% discount on your grocery purchases the day of your tour.

Call for additional details and insurance acceptance options.

Begin  - Healthy Lifestyle and Weight Management Program - $290/person
Join Hy-Vee dietitian Kaiti to complete this 10-week individualized program which focuses on nutrition education through a variety of topics. The goal of this program is to help individuals develop new attitudes, set goals and learn skills for healthy, pleasurable living.

The following courses are completed over any 10-week period:

Session 1 - Introduction to the Program and Biometric Screening (30 minutes - a morning appointment time)

Session 2 -Portion Distortion and Volumize Your Plate (30 minutes)

Session 3 - Nutrition Store Tour (30-45 minutes)

Session 4 - Importance of Exercise (15 minutes)

Session 5 - Consultation with Measurements (30 minutes)

Session 6 - Hidden Fats and Sugars/Reading Food Labels (30 minutes)

Session 7 - Disease Prevention (15 minutes)

Session 8 - Healthy Cooking (15 minutes)

Session 9 - Emotional Eating, Plateaus and Weight Maintenance (15 minutes)

Session 10 - Consultation with Biometric Screening (30 minutes - a morning appointment time)

By meeting with a dietitian every week for 7 weeks, you are able to stay accountable and on track to reach your nutrition goals! Please contact Kaiti if you are interested in completing this program by calling (308) 236-0024 or email [email protected]

Note: A biometric screening includes a blood sugar and cholesterol screening (total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides) done at the beginning and the end of the program.

Cholesterol Screening - $45 · By appointment
With a quick finger-stick, you can receive your total lipid panel (cholesterol, LDL, HDL, triglycerides) and blood glucose. For accurate results, please fast for 10 to 12 hours prior to the screening. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact your Hy-Vee dietitian at 308-236-0024 or email Kaiti George at [email protected]  

Community Presentations- Price varies · By Appointment
Kaiti will come to your business or organization to present a nutrition topic designed specifically for your group's interest. Popular topics include, but are not limited to, lowering cholesterol, adding fiber to your diet, weight loss, food trends and fad diets, sports nutrition, healthy lunchbox choices, dining out healthfully and quick, healthy meals. The presentation is tailored to your group's needs!  Call Kaiti George at 308-236-0024 or email at [email protected] Presentations can range from 30 minutes to one hour.

Corporate Wellness – Price Varies · 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 your Hy-Vee dietitians 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 Kaiti George at 308-236-0024 or email at [email protected]  to discuss your company's wellness goals.

Kids’ Cooking Classes- $10 per child • Monthly • Please RSVP

Anyone can learn to cook! Your Hy-Vee dietitian, Kaiti, offers classes to help children ages 5-10 years learn a variety of skills and provide recipes for you to try with them at home. Contact Kaiti George to learn when the classes are available.  [email protected] or 308-236-0024

Simple Fix Program - $99 per class • Monthly • Please RSVP

Do you have a hard time planning meals? Are you tired of making the same meals every week? Would you like to provide healthier options for your family? Your Hy-Vee dietitian Kaiti, and our Simple Fix team of foodies have the perfect answer for your meal time dilemmas with this workshop located in your Hy-Vee Tasting Room. Think of it as a productive night off as you enjoy the company of your friends, family, fellow moms or dads, or other couples and each prepare healthy meals to take home with the option to bake or freeze. The hard work is done - arrive to find all food ingredients and supplies prepped and ready for you to assemble. No clean-up required! Your dietitian will help you prepare 6 entrees and will provide additional tips to help you complete your meal. For more information and to register, please call (308) 236-0024 or email [email protected]

Shop for Health Tours - complimentary • By appointment

Whether you are shopping to control diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, food allergies or just want your family to eat healthier, your Kearney Hy-Vee dietitian, Kaiti, has experience and practical ideas to help you. This is a free service, but does require an appointment. Contact Kaiti to schedule your Shop for Health store tour.   This tour can also be done in a group setting.

Girl Scout and Boy Scout Store Tours & Nutrition Badges · $5 per Scout
Did you know that your Hy-Vee dietitian is here to help promote healthy eating for your Scout troop? Your Hy-Vee dietitian can lead activities to help your Scouts earn nutrition-related badges. For more information or to schedule your event, contact Kaiti at 308-236-0024 or [email protected]

Dietitian Information Table (located by the Dietitian Office) · Free
A nutrition information center is located on a table by the Dietitian Office. Look for recipes, dietitian pick of the month, class announcements, healthy-eating tips, gluten-free and low-sodium listings and much!

Monthly Nutrition E-Newsletter · Free
Stay on top of the health and wellness events going on at your Kearney Hy-Vee! Sign up to receive the free monthly newsletter from your Hy-Vee dietitian, Kaiti. She will share with you nutrition in the news, new food products, the calendar of Hy-Vee nutrition events and the HealthyBites newsletter. Please contact Kaiti (308)236-00204 or by [email protected] to start receiving this newsletter. Your e-mail will remain confidential.


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