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Leigh Healey

Leigh Healey, RD, LD obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in nutrition health science and dietetics from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  She then continued on to complete her dietetic internship at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. Leigh accepted her first job as a registered dietitian she worked in the eating disorder clinic as part of a multidisciplinary team developing and implementing the individualized nutritional needs and education for the clients. Leigh is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as well as local state and city dietetics chapters. She is also the event planning chairperson of the Nebraska Eating Disorder Network.

Leigh enjoys interacting with customers and teaching them how to develop and/or maintain healthy lifestyles either in group class settings or one-on-one. Leigh believes that taking a preventative approach with nutritious eating and physical activity can help keep the mind and body strong and healthy. She believes all foods can be enjoyed in moderation and being healthy means having balance in all aspects of your life, including food. Leigh is available to answer your questions about food, nutrition, and health and offers a variety of services listed below. If you have any food or nutrition questions feel free to call or email Leigh to set up an appointment, or stop in and ask for her while shopping at your local West Broadway Hy-Vee. 

Contact Leigh Healey at 712-328-9792 or to confirm availability or to schedule an appointment.

Store Dietitian General Hours: Monday through Friday - 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., including some Saturdays and evenings.
Please note: schedule may vary due to nutrition programs, appointments or community events.

Personal Nutrition Counseling - Prices Vary
By appointment
Leigh is available for individual nutrition counseling sessions. Your Hy-Vee dietitian will help you develop a personalized nutrition plan for weight loss, heart disease, diabetes, gluten-free and other food intolerances, or other nutrition concerns. Contact Leigh at (712) 328-9792 or for an appointment today!

Metabolic Screenings – $65 
By appointment
This simple, painless test will accurately tell you how many calories you burn each day. Knowing this is the 1st step to successful weight-control efforts. Screenings are done by appointment only. Please contact Leigh, your West Broadway Hy-Vee dietitian, to set up an appointment by calling (712) 328-9792. Coupons are sometimes available for $10 off! Ask your dietitian when you call to make your appointment if coupons are available.

Cholesterol and Glucose Check - $45
By appointment
With a quick finger-stick, you can receive your total lipid profile (cholesterol, LDL, HDL, triglycerides) and blood sugar levels. For accurate results, please fast for 8 to 12 hours before the test.

Community Presentations, Group Seminars, Health Fairs –Prices Vary
Nutrition programs are great for all organizations – corporate/employee wellness programs, churches, community clubs and more! Kelsey can come to your business or organization and present on a topic of your choice. Contact your Hy-Vee dietitian today to discuss your options.  

Personalized Store Tour - Free
Whether you are looking for foods to fit special dietary needs or interested in learning more about smart shopping and healthy eating, your Hy-Vee dietitians are available to guide you. Schedule a store tour and have Kelsey answer your specific questions on products and labels. 

Kids Cooking Clubs and Parties! - Prices Vary
Little Chefs and Junior Chefs Cooking Clubs meet the 2nd Saturday of every month, $10.00 per child. Our dietitian and chef get together and the kids create a meal and learn about food preparation, nutrition, MyPlate, and we do something during each class to keep those bodies moving!

Cooking and nutrition classes with store tours available for Girl Scouts and Boy Scout troups. Price varies depending on what activities are included. With one snack typically $8 per person. 

Themed Kids cooking and/or nutrition parties available too! Prices vary.

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Event Schedule
Canceled - Cholesterol Store Tour

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Leigh, your West Broadway Hy-Vee Dietitian, is off today. The next Cholesterol Nutrition Tour will be Friday, January 25, at noon. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Diabetes Store Tour

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Discover diabetes-friendly foods in every aisle - and learn how choosing your carbohydrates carefully can make a real difference.

Blood Pressure Store Tour

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Find foods that fit into a low-sodium diet - and see how some can even naturally lower your blood pressure.

Cholesterol Store Tour

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Learn which foods will lower your bad cholesterol, raise your good cholesterol and help you enjoy improved heart health.

Diabetes Store Tour

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Discover diabetes-friendly foods in every aisle - and learn how choosing your carbohydrates carefully can make a real difference.

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January Dietitian's Pick

Just Bare Chicken is vegetable-and grain-fed, hand trimmed and contains no antibiotics.

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Dietitian Pick Jan - Two Good
January Dietitian's Pick

Two Good Greek yogurt contains only 2g of sugar and 12g of protein per serving while maintaining a thick and creamy taste.

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