Kristi Glessner

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Kristi Glessner, RD, LD, is your Manhattan Hy-Vee dietitian.  She received her Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics from Kansas State University.  Kristi completed her dietetic internships at Kansas State University’s Kramer Dining Center and at Truman Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri.  Prior to attending KSU, she received a degree in biology from Emporia State University.  She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Kansas Dietetic Association.

Kristi knows it can be difficult to understand and follow all of the information out there about health and wellness.  Her goal is to help break down this information and guide you towards your goals of becoming a healthier you!  She is available to answer any questions you may have as well as shopping assistance, nutrition counseling and more on a variety of topics. Kristi is here to help you in any way possible and is ready to help you on your health and wellness journey!

Hours and Contact Information:
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
*Evening and weekend hours are available upon request.  Hours may vary based on nutrition programs, events and appointments 

Contact Kristi at 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, 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.

Individual Nutrition Counseling (with physician referral-contact Kristi for details)
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.

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, wellness and cooking.  Look for in-store flyers for topics, dates and times. 

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!

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 and Weight Loss 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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