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Melissa Jaeger

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Melissa Jaeger

Melissa Jaeger, RD, LD, received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from the College of Saint Benedict. She completed her dietetic internship through Iowa State University and is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Melissa completed the Certificate of Training program in Childhood and Adolescent Weight Management; she enjoys working with children helping them develop and expand their cooking skills. Melissa has also completed Monash University’s training for the Low FODMAP Diet for Irritable Bowel Syndrome. She grew up playing a variety of sports and eventually focused on dance, which sparked her interest in nutrition. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking and baking, biking and photography. Melissa is excited to work at Hy-Vee and share her passion for nutrition.

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To contact Melissa, call her at (515) 695-3773 or email her at [email protected]. Please note - only virtual dietitian coverage is provided at this location - you can connect with Melissa via email, phone or video call.


Services

Love Your Lunch: Virtual Class

Throughout the month of August, Hy-Vee’s team of registered dietitians will host “Love Your Lunch” classes, offering ideas to refresh your routine just in time for back to school. Hy-Vee’s vision is to help you live an easier, healthier and happier lifestyle. Customers registered will receive two weeks' worth of lunchbox ideas for kids and adults, and a grocery list of our dietitians’ favorite products.

Cost $5

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Kids Food Group Virtual Tour

It’s never too early to foster healthy habits. Grab the whole family for this kid-friendly nutrition tour focusing on a balanced diet, the five food groups come from and fun movement! Plus, get shopping tips and product recommendations to improve the health of your whole family.

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Love Your Lunch


Baby's 1st Foods Cooking Class

Hy-Vee dietitians will be hosting virtual ‘Baby’s First Food’s Cooking’ classes throughout the month of July. During class, your Hy-Vee dietitian will address how to introduce your baby to foods and demonstrate both baby led weaning and puree recipes.

Cost $10

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Fuel Your Fertility Store Tour

Learn the basics of eating to support your fertility, whether you are planning for pregnancy or simply want to maintain a healthy cycle. Plus, get shopping tips and product recommendations to help add more nutrition to your cart.

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Prenatal & Postpartum Store Tour

Learn the basics of eating for all stages of pregnancy, including postpartum, as well as the best foods to build a healthy baby. Plus, get shopping tips and product recommendations to help add more nutrition to your cart.

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Bump to Babe


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)

Virtual Diabetes

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Event Schedule
7/19/2021 - 12/31/2021
Dietitian Discovery Session!

Are you looking to improve your personal health or the health of your family? Schedule your free virtual Discovery session with Melissa Jaeger, RD, LD today!

7/30/2021
Baby's First Foods Virtual Cooking Class

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
During class, your Hy-Vee dietitian will address how to introduce your baby to foods and demonstrate both baby-led weaning and puree recipes. Register today!

8/4/2021
Love your Lunch Virtual Class!

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Need ideas for quick and healthy lunches? Refresh your routine with the live virtual class, "Love Your Lunch”, from your Hy-Vee Dietitians. You'll learn how to put balanced meals together with little to no cooking! Register today!

8/12/2021
Love your Lunch Virtual Class!

6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Need ideas for quick and healthy lunches? Refresh your routine with the live virtual class, "Love Your Lunch”, from your Hy-Vee Dietitians. You'll learn how to put balanced meals together with little to no cooking! Register today!

8/14/2021
Love your Lunch Virtual Class!

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Need ideas for quick and healthy lunches? Refresh your routine with the live virtual class, "Love Your Lunch”, from your Hy-Vee Dietitians. You'll learn how to put balanced meals together with little to no cooking! Register today!

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