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Samantha Thomas

RDN, LD
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Samantha Thomas

Samantha Thomas, RDN, LD is your Knoxville Hy-Vee Dietitian. Samantha received her Bachelors of Science degree in dietetics from Minnesota State University in 2015.  Her dietetic internship was completed at the University of Iowa hospitals and clinics.  Samantha is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Iowa Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Samantha enjoys getting to know customers and teaching all ages how to achieve a healthy lifestyle.  She believes good nutrition should be started young and is passionate about helping our youth learn how to live a healthy life.  She is available to answer your questions about food, nutrition, and health.  She offers a variety of services.

Contact Samantha at [email protected] or call Samantha at 641-842-4717.

Hy-Vee Dietitian Wellness Services

Group/Individual Shopping Tour – Free

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 Knoxville Hy-Vee dietitian.  The tour can be designed to meet you or your group’s specific needs, including diabetic friendly, heart-healthy, gluten-free, low sodium, weight management, and more.  Don’t miss out on this FREE service!  Make an appointment with Samantha, your Knoxville Hy-Vee dietitian today!

Health Screenings - $45

By Appointment

Don’t wait for chronic disease to sneak up on you.  Take preventative measures with a simple finger-prick test with results in minutes to learn your total cholesterol, HDL (“good”) cholesterol, LDL (“bad”) cholesterol, triglycerides, blood sugar, blood pressure, body fat percentage, and body mass index.  Samantha will provide the nutrition recommendations you need to improve your health.  To make an appointment, please call 641-842-4717 or email [email protected].

Begin Healthy Lifestyle & Weight Management Program – Prices Vary

Begin is a ten-week lifestyle management program taught by your Knoxville Hy-Vee dietitian.  The program emphasizes weight loss, exercise, and eating for good health.  Begin may be taught in-store in a group/individual setting or even brought to your work site for your employees.

Begin Individual Program

  • 1 initial visit with biometric screening (60 minutes)
  • Seven follow-up sessions (15 minutes)
  • 1 follow-up session including measurements (30 minutes)
  • 1 final visit with biometric screening (30 minutes)

Begin Group Program

  • 1 individual visit with biometric screening (60 minutes)
  • Seven group classes (60 minutes)
  • 1 follow-up session including measurements (30 minutes)
  • 1 final visit with biometric screening (30 minutes)

Personal Nutrition Counseling – $64.50/30 minute session

By Appointment

Meet with your Knoxville Hy-Vee dietitian to develop a personalized plan and achievable goals that will help you manage your nutrition-related concerns.  Topics may include weight loss/gain, high blood pressure, diabetes, food allergy/intolerance, high cholesterol, or other nutrition concerns.  For more information, please call 641-842-4717 or email [email protected].

Community Programs – Prices Vary

By Appointment

Nutrition presentations are great for employee wellness programs, schools, churches, and more.  Samantha will come to your business or organization to present a nutrition topic designed for your group’s interest.  Popular presentation topics include Nutrition for Weight Loss, Food Allergies, Eat Well and Exercise Well, Portion Distortion, Super Foods, Eating Well for a Lifetime, MyPlate, Diabetes, and more!  For more information, please call 641-842-4717 or email [email protected].

Nutrition E-mail Club

Enroll at any time

Become a member of the Knoxville Hy-Vee Nutrition E-mail Club.  Receive a monthly newsletter including health tips, information on new products, and recipes.  To join, send your e-mail address to [email protected] or call 641-842-4717.

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Wellness Services

Event Schedule
12/13/2019
Nutrition Store Walk for Heart Health

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Join a nutrition expert - your Knoxville Hy-Vee Dietitian - for a free nutrition tour! Find foods that fit into a heart healthy diet - and see how some can even naturally lower your blood pressure and/or cholesterol.

12/17/2019
Nutrition Store Walk to Manage Your Diabetes:

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Join a nutrition expert - your Knoxville Hy-Vee Dietitian - for a free nutrition tour! Discover diabetes-friendly foods in every aisle – and learn how choosing your carbohydrates carefully can make a difference.

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Dietitian Pick December - USA Pears
December Dietitian's Pick

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Dietitian Pick December - Kodiak Cakes
December Dietitian's Pick

Kodiak Cakes are made from 100% whole grains and are full of fiber, B vitamins and antioxidants to give you long lasting energy.

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