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Alea Lester Fite

MS, RD, LD
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Alea Lester

Alea Lester Fite, MS, RD, LD, received her bachelor’s degrees from the University of Minnesota in Spanish and biology and her master’s degree with coordinating internship program at the University of Illinois at Chicago in Nutrition and Dietetics. Alea has always had a passion for health and fitness, participating in competitive sports for most of her life. She found that she loved inspiring and helping people make healthy changes. Alea started seeing a registered dietitian when she was having her own digestive health issues and realized that she enjoyed learning about and working with food. Alea truly feels that she has found what she was meant to do in becoming a dietitian.

Alea’s mission is to help clients reach their goals by providing relevant, researched, and individualized nutrition information and behavior counseling. To Alea, every person is unique, and she strives to create a specialized counseling program offering continued support and encouragement. Alea has experience working in the weight loss, digestive health, and sports/fitness nutrition fields. She is also fluent in Spanish and loves to communicate her passion for food, health, and wellness to the Spanish-speaking community. In her spare time, Alea can be found training and competing in triathlons, working in the garden, and creating new dishes in the kitchen.

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To contact Alea, call her at (515) 695-3797 or email her at [email protected].


Services

Gluten-Free Health Fair

Are you looking for help switching to a gluten-free lifestyle? Attend our Gluten-Free Fair, offered in-person at over 100 locations, to learn more about gluten-free products and health services. Enjoy samples and several coupons provided by our sponsors.

Event Date: 

Saturday, October 16 12:00-2:00 p.m.


Gluten Free Gatherings

Fall back into warm autumn flavors with your Hy-Vee Dietitians and attend a virtual Gluten-Free Gathering, where you will learn more about gluten-free and dairy-free recipes andproducts. Your Hy-Vee dietitian will walk you through how to make an easy Charcuterie board and a fall Pumpkin Dip.

Class Dates/Times (Class 30 minutes)

Saturday, October 2, 2021 at 10am

Thursday, October 7, 2021 at 6pm

Friday, October 22, 2021 at 12pm

Monday, October 25th at 12pm

Monday, October 25th at 6 pm (Spanish)

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Ofrecimiento de Español


Gluten-Free Store Tours

Your Hy-Vee dietitian will help you navigate the aisles on this virtual store tour where you will learn the basics of gluten-free eating, including how to avoid nutrient gaps. Plus, get shopping tips and product recommendations to help add more nutrition to your cart.

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Gluten Free Store Tours


Family Friendly Freezer Meal Class

Free up time in your week by prepping ahead in this virtual class. In under an hour, prepare 5 freezer meals to feed 4-6 people. Menu includes Creamy Italian Chicken & Broccoli, Tropical Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Cauliflower Tater Tot Casserole, Teriyaki Turkey Rice Bowls, and Chicken Taco Soup.

Cost $10

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Free Heart Health Screening


Free Heart Health Screening

Hy-Vee Dietitians will be providing 1,000 free biometric screenings at over 40 store locations during National Cholesterol Education Month in September. Screening takes 15-30 minutes and includes a complete printout of total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, triglycerides, TC/HDL (total-cholesterol-to-HDL ratio and serum glucose. Blood pressure, height, weight and body mass index are also obtained. Fasting 10-12 hours prior is required and appointments are given first-come, first-served basis. The following organizations helped make the screenings possible: Smart Chicken & Birds Eye.

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Are you looking to learn more about Heart Health? Consider signing up for these virtual store tour options: 

Heart Health Group Virtual Store Tour:

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Plant-Based Eating Group Virtual Store Tour:

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Free Heart Health Screening


Hy-Vee Plus Premium Member Offer - Free 60-minute Nutrition Visit ($125 value)

Meet virtually with a Hy-Vee dietitian to discuss your nutrition goals. Offer includes general nutrition education and dietary review. Some restrictions apply. Find your promo code by looking for your September Hy-Vee Plus Perks email.

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Hy-Vee Plus Premium Member Offer


Dietitian Discovery Session

Are you looking to improve your personal health or the health of your family? By scheduling this complimentary session, you will meet your Hy-Vee registered dietitian and learn about the services offered and what package is the perfect fit for you to start your wellness journey.

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Discovery Sessions


Healthy Habits - $99

Healthy Habits is a 4-week menu program for customers seeking an eating plan to support a balanced lifestyle with 1:1 support from your dietitian. It includes:

  • Dietitian-inspired simple recipes
  • Convenient grocery lists
  • Balanced meal plans and snack ideas designed to help make your life easier
  • Weekly 1:1’s with your dietitian to track progress, ask questions and stay motivated

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Healthy Habits


Nutrition Store Tours

Your Hy-Vee dietitian will help you navigate the aisles on a Nutrition Store Tour. Focus on any of the following topics: general wellness, heart health, diabetes, food and fitness, plant-based eating or one of the top 8 food allergies. Tours are virtual or in-person, in a group or individually.

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OR sign up for a group tour below (virtual only)

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Wellness Services

Event Schedule
9/3/2021 - 9/30/2021
Begin 4 Families Program

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Join your Hy-Vee dietitians for a 4-week program focused on wholesome health for the whole family. Learning about easier ways to live a healthier lifestyle together as a family has never been so fun!

9/3/2021 - 9/30/2021
Hy-Vee Healthy Habits 4-Week Program

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Healthy Habits is a menu program for customers seeking an eating plan to support a balanced lifestyle with 1:1 support from your dietitian along the way.

9/3/2021 - 9/30/2021
Sesiones de descubrimiento

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Por programando esta sesión complementaria, va a conocer su dietista registrada de Hy-Vee y aprender sobre los servicios ofrecidos y cual paquete es perfecto para usted para empezar su camino de bienestar. ¡Haga su cita hoy!

9/3/2021 - 9/30/2021
Virtual Discovery Session!

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
By scheduling this complimentary session, you will meet your Hy-Vee registered dietitian and learn about the services offered and what package is the perfect fit for you to start your wellness journey.

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