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Natalee Gent

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Natalee Gent

Natalee Gent, RD,LD obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa in 2017. She then completed her dietetic internship at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa in 2018. Natalee continued at UIHC after her internship and worked as a clinical dietitian serving the adult population. Natalee is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Iowa Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Natalee is passionate about helping others lead healthier and happier lives through nutrition. She believes all food can fit into a healthy diet if it is enjoyed in moderation. Natalee’s goal is to help make healthy eating part of your daily routine.

Contact Natalee at [email protected] or call 319-354-7601.

Nutrition & Wellness Services at Waterfront Hy-Vee:

Nutrition Walks – Complimentary

Would you like to learn how to shop smart and begin eating healthier? A shopping tour consists of taking an aisle-by-aisle tour of the grocery store with your Waterfront Hy-Vee dietitian. The tour can be designed to meet your individual or group's specific needs. Schedule a tour today and have Natalee answer your specific questions on products and labels!

Begin 10-Week Healthy Lifestyle and Weight Management Program:

Contact your Hy-Vee dietitian to see when the next class starts. (Can be done in an individual or group setting) This course is a comprehensive approach to weight loss...focusing on lifestyle change. Your Waterfront Hy-Vee dietitian will meet individually with all participants the first week to discuss individual goals and perform a fasting biometric screening and body measurements. The remainder of the weekly meetings will be a combination of group settings and individual follow-ups. Some weekly topics include portion control, exercise, fat and sugar intake, healthy cooking and emotional eating. Each participant will receive a fasting biometric screening and body measurements at the completion of the program to show the results of her/his effort. Your Hy-Vee dietitian will help guide you through this life-changing program with success! Now is the time to "begin" the rest of your life!

Medical Nutrition Therapy:

Prices vary, By appointment Nutrition Counseling Packages available With referral from a physician, our registered dietitian will meet with you individually to develop a personalized plan, with achievable goals, to address your nutrition-related concerns.

Cholesterol Screening: $45 by appointment only
By appointment with a quick finger-stick, you can receive your total lipid panel (cholesterol, LDL, HDL, triglycerides) and blood glucose. For accurate results, please fast for 10 to 12 hours prior to the screening. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact Natalee at 319-354-7601 or [email protected]

Community Presentations:

Price varies, By Appointment Your Waterfront dietitian will come to your business or organization to present a nutrition topic designed specifically for your group's interest. Popular topics include, but are not limited to, lowering cholesterol, adding fiber to your diet, weight loss, food trends and fad diets, sports nutrition, healthy lunchbox choices, dining out healthfully and quick, healthy meals. The presentation is tailored to your group's needs! Presentations can range in length to suit your group's needs.

Kids' Cooking Classes:

Anyone can learn to cook! Your Hy-Vee dietitian offers monthly classes to help children learn a variety of skills and provide recipes for you to try with them at home. Check out our calendar for upcoming events!

Girl Scout and Boy Scout Store Tours & Nutrition Badges:

Did you know that your Hy-Vee dietitian is here to help promote healthy eating for your Scout troop? Your Hy-Vee dietitian can lead activities to help your Scouts earn nutrition-related badges. For more information or to schedule your event, contact your
Waterfront Hy-Vee dietitian at 319-354-7601 or [email protected]

Private Kids' Cooking Classes and Birthday Parties:

Did you know your Hy-Vee Dietitian does birthday parties and private cooking classes? Prices vary depending on the package you choose. For more information or to schedule your event, contact your Waterfront Hy-Vee dietitian at 319-354-7601 or [email protected]

Simple Fix Freezer Meal Prep Workshops:

Price Varies. Need help meal planning and saving time? Your Hy-Vee Dietitian can help! You can choose to join a public class or set up a private group and in only a couple hours you'll have meals prepped and ready to go for the week. Each recipe is designed to feed at least 4 people and they are even freezer friendly! Contact your Waterfront Hy-Vee dietitian at 319-354-7601 for questions or to set up your own private group. Check out our calendar and Facebook page for upcoming public classes!

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