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Abby Kipfer

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Abby Kipfer

Abby Kipfer, MS, RDN, LD, is your Spirit Lake Hy-Vee registered dietitian. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from South Dakota State University with a minor in Health Sciences. Abby went on to earn her master’s degree through a combined dietetic internship and master’s program at Illinois State University. Abby is a current member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Iowa Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Abby is originally from Windom, Minnesota, and excited to continue her career as a Hy-Vee dietitian at the Spirit Lake Hy-Vee. Abby hopes to have a positive impact on people’s lives and help them make healthier lifestyle choices. She is passionate about helping people make their lives easier, healthier and happier!

Services Include:
Personal Nutrition CounselingPrices vary; 1-hour or 30-minute session / By appointment
Abby will meet with you individually to develop a personalized plan, with achievable goals, to address your nutrition-related concerns. For more information, please call (712) 336-4900 or email [email protected]

Cholesterol Screenings - $45
With just a small finger-stick, you can receive your total lipid profile (cholesterol, LDL, HDL, triglycerides and blood glucose). An appointment is required and for accurate results, please fast for 9 to 12 hours before the screening.

Hy-Vee Begin Program $290; group or individual sessions / By appointment
Begin is a comprehensive 10-week healthy lifestyles and weight management program:

1 initial visit with biometric screening
7 group or individual sessions
1 follow-up session including measurements
1 final visit with biometric screening

Personal Shopping AssistanceComplimentary, 1-hour session / By appointment
Struggling with what you should be putting into your shopping cart? Make an appointment with your Spirit Hy-Vee dietitian to take an aisle-by-aisle tour of the supermarket. The tour can be tailored to meet your specific needs, including diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy, gluten-free, low-sodium, weight management and more.  Don’t miss out on this FREE service!  Make an appointment today by calling (712) 336-4900.

Community & Worksite Wellness Services -- Prices vary / By appointment
Our Health and Wellness team will come to your business or organization to conduct cooking classes, teach the Begin program, provide health screenings, offer immunization clinics or present a nutrition topic designed for your group's interests.

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