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Kristi Sanders

RD, LD
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Kristi Sanders

Kristi sanders RD, LD, is your Manhattan Hy-Vee registered dietitian and certified medical nutrition therapy practitioner. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics from Kansas State University. Kristi completed her dietetic internship at K-State’s University Dining Center, the Geary County Health Department, and Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence, Missouri.  

Since obtaining her RD licensure, Kristi has actively continued her education with specializations in Integrative and Functional Nutrition which addresses the root causes of common health problems. Kristi uses diet, lifestyle, and supplementation protocols to help her clients overcome ailments in the following areas:

  • Food Sensitivities and Food Allergies
  • Gastrointestinal Conditions- irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), irritable bowel disease (IBD), small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), candidiasis, and GERD/reflux
  • Autoimmune conditions- Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, Celiac Disease, Psoriasis, and Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Hormonal Imbalances- amenorrhea, poly-cystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS), inability to conceive, skin conditions
  • Chronic Fatigue- adrenal fatigue, sleep dysregulation
  • Heart Health- high cholesterol, high blood pressure, high triglycerides
  • Diabetes
  • Stubborn Weight Loss

 “My approach is to not simply address symptoms, but to resolve the underlying cause and achieve true wellness.”

 Kristi can be a key player in a quality healthcare team and is ready to help you on your health journey!

Hours and Contact Information:
Monday through Friday, hours vary.
*Evening and weekend hours are available upon requestHours may vary based on nutrition programs, events and appointments 

Contact Kristi at [email protected] or call (785) 587-8609 if you would like to make an appointment or have any questions.

Services Provided: 

Personal Shopping Assistance and Group Store Tours (complementary)
With an overwhelming amount of options in every grocery store aisle, Kristi is available to take you through the store and help point out the best options based off of your personal or group needs.  Learn how to read food labels and discover new food choices.  Tours can focus on different health concerns, such as diabetes, cholesterol, weight management, gut health, food allergies, quick meal ideas, stretching your food dollars and much more! Call or stop by to set up your personal or group appointment today.

Health Screenings (contact Kristi for pricing)
Chronic illnesses can sneak up on you but knowing your numbers is a good way to prevent major health issues.  Your Hy-Vee dietitian offers quick and easy screenings that show you your cholesterol, triglycerides and blood sugar levels as well as your blood pressure, body fat percentage and body mass index.  Kristi will explain what your results mean to you!  Call today to schedule an appointment.

Metabolic Testing Wondering how many calories you burn in a day? Your Hy-Vee dietitian utilizes an indirect calorimeter to quickly assess your unique metabolic rate with a simple breath test that can be administered in 10 minutes or less. Don't guess...Test! Work with a dietitian that can teach you how to improve your metabolic rate and put an end to painful low calorie dieting for good!

Individual Nutrition Counseling (contact Kristi for pricing)
Visit your Hy-Vee dietitian when your physician recommends diet changes or for any special dietary needs. Kristi will help you develop a nutrition plan tailored to your healthcare needs, such as weight loss/gain, high blood pressure, diabetes, food allergy/intolerance (such as gluten-free), high cholesterol and other nutritional concerns. Contact your Hy-Vee dietitian for help with choosing the program that is right for you.

Fast Fit Meals - Your Weekly Meal Pick Up Solution

Would you like to eat healthier but have a hard time fitting in meal preparation? Kristi has developed and implemented a weekly meal service to simplify healthier eating. Request to join the Fast Fit Meals email group and Kristi will send out a menu of meal offerings at the beginning of each week. Orders are due by Friday morning and pick-ups can be scheduled to your preference. No pressure ordering - if you would like to skip a week, simply ignore the email. Payment is due at time of pick-up.

Wellness Classes and Events (prices vary)
Your Manhattan Hy-Vee dietitian will offer a variety of classes, events and demonstrations throughout the year on nutrition and wellness. Sign up for Kristi's events email list or "like" the Manhattan Hy-Vee Facebook page to stay informed.

Have a group with a specific class or health/wellness need in mind?  Contact Kristi to set up a date and time and she can come up with a class to fit your group’s needs!

Simple Fix Meal Prep Workshop

Your Manhattan Hy-Vee Dietitian hosts a freezer meal workshop twice per month. This freezer meal class is designed for participants to leave with 6-10 meals (each containing 4 servings) to take home and serve to your family (or yourself!) any night of the week. We do all the planning, shopping, and cleaning. Add you do is come, work together with other participants to measure and bag meals, and take home to freeze! Participants leave with a complete recipe document to prepare the meals at home. Simple Fix makes healthy eating quick, easy, and delicious. 

Community and Corporate Wellness (prices vary)
Health and wellness programs are available for businesses and organizations.  Groups may come to the store or the dietitian can come to you.  Services include: nutrition/wellness presentations, health fairs, health screenings and weight management programs.

Begin™ Healthy Lifestyle Program (contact Kristi for pricing)
Begin is a ten-week lifestyle management program led by a Hy-Vee dietitian. This healthy lifestyle program emphasizes eating for good health, weight loss and being physically active. Health screens with biometrics and measurements are included with most Begin™ programs at start and finish. Begin™ is not a “diet”- Begin™ is a plan to help with lifelong wellness.

Begin™ 4 Kids (contact Kristi for Pricing)
Begin™ 4 kids is a 4-week lifestyle management program with an emphasis on food groups, activity and eating for good health. Each session throughout the entire program is led by your Manhattan Hy-Vee dietitian. Call Kristi for details.

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Event Schedule
9/23/2019
Nutrition Walk: Diabetes

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Join your Hy-Vee Dietitian for a diabetes focused nutrition tour!

9/27/2019
Nutrition Walk: Heart Health

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Join your Hy-Vee Dietitian for a heart health focused nutrition tour!

9/30/2019
Nutrition Walk: Diabetes

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Join your Hy-Vee Dietitian for a diabetes focused nutrition tour!

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