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Allysa Ballantini

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Allysa Ballantini

Allysa Ballantini, RD, LD, is your Altoona Hy-Vee Dietitian. Allysa received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Health and Human Physiology from the University of Iowa in 2013 and Bachelor of Science Degree in Dietetics from Iowa State University (ISU) in 2015. She completed her dietetic internship through ISU in Burlington, Iowa. Allysa is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Iowa Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Whether you are looking for general eating guidance, or help with a medical condition such as diabetes, high cholesterol, celiac disease, and more, Allysa is here to help you reach your nutrition goals. Allysa offers a wide range of services for wellness, including weight management and healthy lifestyle programs, personal health assessments, personal shopping assistance, kids' cooking club, healthy recipe demonstration and nutrition consultations specific to individual dietary needs. Allysa believes the supermarket setting is a great learning environment for teaching nutrition to individuals of all ages!

Dietitian Availability: Allysa is generally available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., but her availability does vary due to nutrition programs and events. Evening and weekend hours are also available by appointment. Please check the dietitian events calendar to see when Allysa is available.

Dietitian Services

Group or Personal Grocery Store Tours - FREE
Schedule a special program for you or your group. Come to Hy-Vee and tour the aisles and learn how to pick products to help you meet your healthy lifestyle goals. Focus on a particular concern or just learn what's new in the store. Arrange a tour by contacting Allysa.

Weekly Menu Suggestions - FREE
Are you having trouble coming up with dinner ideas? Well we have a cure for you! Did you know that every week the Hy-Vee dietitians provide a seven-day menu that includes an entrée and two side dishes? You'll get the recipes and shopping list you need to put it all together. To get each week's menu, visit the "Weekly Menus" section on

Recipe Center - FREE
Are you looking for new recipe ideas and help planning menus? Your Altoona Hy-Vee dietitian has the solution! Head toward the HealthMarket to find a centralized location for Hy-Vee's current recipe suggestions!

Wellness Wednesday HealthMarket Discount Days - 10% off every Wednesday
Come shop the HealthMarket aisles on Wednesdays to take advantage of the 10% discount on all HealthMarket items at the Altoona Hy-Vee.

Cholesterol Screenings - $45 (by appointment)
Now you can get your cholesterol checked easily and quickly without the hassle and cost of a doctor's appointment. Your Hy-Vee pharmacy and dietitian are able to perform this important screening for you! The screening and results can be completed with just a finger-stick in less than 15 minutes. Plus, you'll have a pharmacist and/or dietitian available to answer questions and provide education about your results. The screening equipment and results undergo the same testing and quality control measures as is done on equipment in a doctor's office.To schedule an appointment (required), contact your Altoona Hy-Vee dietitian at [email protected] or call Allysa at 515-967-7676. For accurate results, please fast 12 hours prior to appointment.

Hy-Vee Dietitian Consultation Packages

New Client: $125 (by appointment)

  • 1 initial visit (45 minutes)
  • 1 additional session (15 minutes)
  • Grocery store tour

BEGIN - Healthy lifestyle & weight management program: $290 (by appointment)

Begin is a ten-week healthy lifestyle and weight management program. This group or individual program emphasizes eating for good health, weight loss and being physically active. Biometrics and measurements are included at the beginning and end of the program. Contact Allysa at [email protected] for more information.

Community Programs - Prices Vary By appointment.

A variety of health and wellness programs is available for your business or organization such as luncheon presentations, health fairs, cooking demonstrations, health screenings and much more. Your group can come to the store or your dietitian can come to you. For more information or to schedule and event, contact Allysa at 515-967-7676.

LIKE Altoona Hy-Vee's Facebook page for Allysa's pick of the month and event schedule.

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