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Melissa Jaeger

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Melissa Jaeger

With more than 8 years of experience as a Hy-Vee dietitian, Melissa Jaeger, RD, LD, is passionate about nutrition, helping clients reach their goals by providing relevant, researched, and individualized nutrition counseling. Every person is unique, and she strives to provide inspiration, motivation and personalized nutrition education to each client she assists.

Melissa grew up playing a variety of sports including soccer, basketball, figure skating and dance, which sparked her interest in nutrition. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from the College of Saint Benedict and completed her dietetic internship through Iowa State University. Melissa is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Minnesota Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She has completed the Certificate of Training program in Childhood and Adolescent Weight Management as well as Monash University’s training for the Low FODMAP Diet for Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

Melissa is passionate about food, nutrition and helping her clients find simple, yet realistic, ways to make healthy eating a part of their everyday lifestyle. She believes health is a journey, not a destination, and loves being a dietitian at Hy-Vee helping people live an easier, healthier and happier life.

Connect directly with Melissa by creating a Healthie account. Creating an account on Healthie is simple. Once you're in, you can schedule an appointment, chat with a dietitian, create goals, track your progress, and so much more.

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To contact Melissa, call her at (515) 695-3773 or email her at [email protected]. Please note - only virtual dietitian coverage is provided at this location - you can connect with Melissa via email, phone or video call.


Dietitian Discovery Session

Are you looking to improve your personal health or the health of your family? By scheduling this complimentary session, you will meet your Hy-Vee registered dietitian and learn about the services offered and what package is the perfect fit for you to start your wellness journey.

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Discovery Sessions

NEW Hy-Vee Healthy You Subscription

The Hy-Vee Healthy You subscription provides exclusive access to a wide variety of dietitian and wellness services, so you can create a customized plan that works for YOUR lifestyle. Access everything from Short & Sweat fitness videos and personalized dietitian consultations, to wellness classes, freezer meal workshops and more!

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Hy-Vee Healthy You Subscription

On-Demand Freezer Meal Prep

Free up time in your week by prepping meals ahead in this virtual class. Follow along as we walk you through how to prep 5 meals (in under an hour) that you can freeze and make at a later date. Along the way get tips and recommendations from one of our Registered Dietitians! Package includes recording of class, a handout with recipes and a grocery list grouped together by department so you can easily shop for everything you need and an Aisles Online link with all the ingredients already added for you in case you prefer to have us shop for you! Menu changes each month.

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On-Demand Freezer Meal Prep

Wellness Wednesday with your Hy-Vee Dietitians

Dietitian will host a complimentary virtual nutrition class on the second Wednesday of the month from 12-12:30 pm (CST) on different hot and trending topics while highlighting simple recipes and go to products to try!

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Wellness Wednesday

Healthy Habits - $99

Healthy Habits is a 4-week menu program for customers seeking an eating plan to support a balanced lifestyle with 1:1 support from your dietitian. It includes:

  • Dietitian-inspired simple recipes
  • Convenient grocery lists
  • Balanced meal plans and snack ideas designed to help make your life easier
  • Weekly 1:1’s with your dietitian to track progress, ask questions and stay motivated

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Healthy Habits

Nutrition Store Tours

Your Hy-Vee dietitian will help you navigate the aisles on a Nutrition Store Tour. Focus on any of the following topics: general wellness, heart health, diabetes, food and fitness, plant-based eating or one of the top 8 food allergies.

On Demand Options Include:

Spanish Options:

Virtual Diabetes

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