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Julie Gallagher

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Julie Gallagher

Julie is a Registered Dietitian committed to promoting a healthy nutrition lifestyle.  She provides store tours, group classes, individual consultations, and answers to nutrition questions from Hy-Vee customers, employees and surrounding communities. Julie has a Bachelor of Science degree in physical education and health from Missouri Western State College, St. Joseph, Missouri, and a Master of Science Degree in human nutrition and food service management from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska. Her passion is interacting with customers and helping fitness enthusiasts and athletes of all ages reach their potential through proper nutrition. She has over 16 years of experience working with high school, college and Olympic athletes, in addition to expertise in diabetes.  She has 2 children and enjoys following her daughter’s sales career and son’s professional baseball career.

Julie offers a wide range of programs and services that include wellness, weight loss, diabetes, sports nutrition, heart health and other disease-specific needs. 

Contact Julie at [email protected] or 319.665-2220.


Answers in the Aisles:  FREE

Julie is available to answer your questions about food, products, nutrition and health while you shop. Stop by your Hy-Vee Dietitian’s office or request to speak with Julie at Customer Service.

Personalized Shopping Assistance:  FREE

Are you struggling with what to put in your shopping cart?  Take an aisle-by-aisle shopping tour with Julie to discover healthy food choices.  Get help with meal suggestions and receive guidance for special dietary needs.  Your Hy-Vee Registered Dietitian can tailor the tour to meet your specific needs, including diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy, gluten-free, low-sodium, weight management, and more.  Call or email Julie to make an appointment.

Medical Nutrition Therapy, with physician referral:  Cost Varies

Do you need help with special health or dietary needs?  Julie will meet with you individually and develop a nutrition plan tailored to your health care needs, such as weight loss/gain, high blood pressure, diabetes, food allergy/intolerance, high cholesterol, fitness/performance training programs, or other nutritional concerns.  Appointment required.

Food Experiences:  FREE

Come visit your local Hy-Vee for a fun food experience!  See Julie promote healthful food ideas through cooking demonstrations and food sampling.  Dates and times vary.  Julie’s calendar is on the Crosspark Hy-Vee’s website or look for posted flyers in the store for upcoming events.

Community Presentations:  Cost Varies

Nutrition presentations are great for employee wellness programs, schools, churches, sports teams, and more.   Julie will come to your business or organization to present a nutrition topic designed for your group’s interest.  Popular topics include weight management, diabetes, label reading, quick and healthy cooking ideas, shopping on a budget, and many more!  Contact Julie today for topic ideas. 

Wellness Screens: Cost Varies

Don’t wait for chronic diseases to sneak up on you. Take preventative measures with a simple finger-prick test with results in minutes for your total cholesterol, HDL (“good”) cholesterol, LDL (“bad”) cholesterol, triglycerides, blood sugar, blood pressure, body fat percentage and body mass index.  Julie will provide the nutrition recommendations you need to improve your health. 

Begin Program:  Cost Varies

Begin is a ten-week lifestyle management program led by your Hy-Vee dietitian. This is a group or individual program emphasizing weight loss, exercise and eating for good health. To begin your new lifestyle, contact Julie or watch for announcements on the start of the next Begin session.

Monthly Calendar of Events

Julie plans special events and classes open to the public every month. You will find a copy of her dietitian calendar of events by going to, search for the Crosspark Hy-Vee store in the “store finder” by entering 52241 zip code.   Select our store, and then click on “View All Events.” Contact Julie for more information on upcoming events.

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