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Advertise Media Kit Gift Shop. Many supermarket dietitians have created wellness programs—fully packaged and ready to go, often in use by the employees of the supermarket as well as other local corporations. Supermarket dietitians are involved with cooking demonstrations, cooking classes, developing recipes, and providing website resources. Make connections in the food system. These efforts include special educational or promotional campaigns, visual store displays, and cooking programs that push produce. Many dietitians host supermarket tours especially for kids, with a nutrition lesson thrown in for good measure.

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Many supermarket dietitians are media savvy; they are well trained for appearances on radio and television spots as well as prolific authors on the social media front, engaging people through blogs, Facebook, and Twitter. Teach kids about nutrition. PCC Natural Markets maintains a policy that every child gets to pick one piece of fruit or a vegetable for free during the shopping experience. Many dietitians host supermarket tours especially for kids, with a nutrition lesson thrown in for good measure.

In our Be A Smart Shopper program, we reach 10, children per year. Dispense credible nutrition information. Supermarket dietitians might as well be journalists, as they produce beautiful magazines, such as the Healthy Bites Magazine that Weis Markets puts out six times per year, brochures, and website features that educate on specific nutrition topics, teach about healthy cooking, and promote wellness. Some supermarkets, such as Hy-Vee, have dial-a-dietitian programs in which customers can direct pertinent questions to a live dietitian.

In addition, many dietitians work directly with the in-house pharmacy on related nutrition issues, such as diabetes and high blood pressure management, and direct special diabetes and weight loss shopping tours. Many supermarket dietitians have created wellness programs—fully packaged and ready to go, often in use by the employees of the supermarket as well as other local corporations. Make connections in the food system.

Improve the RD image. Dietitian faces were plastered all over the store. Web Exclusive Supermarket Dietitians: Great Valley Publishing Company, Inc. Publisher of Today's Dietitian.

Advertise Media Kit Gift Shop. Ten Things a Supermarket Dietitian Can Do for You and Your Patients Connect with your local supermarket dietitians to tap into the fabulous nutrition services they provide in your community. Teach people how to cook. Supermarket dietitians are involved with cooking demonstrations, cooking classes, developing recipes, and providing website resources.

Educate about reading labels. Supermarket dietitians are there to help people understand nutrition labels through in-store education, brochures, articles, website resources, and shelf labeling systems. And many have pushed their stores to adopt nutrition scoring systems such as NuVal to help people make more healthful food choices. Increase fruit and vegetable consumption. These efforts include special educational or promotional campaigns, visual store displays, and cooking programs that push produce.

With the rise in celiac disease and food allergies, one of the most crucial services supermarket dietitians provide is guidance on food sensitivities. They are involved with educating supermarket staff about food allergies, creating clearly labeled sections of supermarkets with gluten-free foods, and publishing allergen product lists for their customers.

PCC Natural Markets trains store staff with a gluten-free education program endorsed by the Gluten Intolerance Group and uses a shelf tag system to help customers identify gluten in products. Many supermarket dietitians are media savvy; they are well trained for appearances on radio and television spots as well as prolific authors on the social media front, engaging people through blogs, Facebook, and Twitter.

Teach kids about nutrition. PCC Natural Markets maintains a policy that every child gets to pick one piece of fruit or a vegetable for free during the shopping experience. Many dietitians host supermarket tours especially for kids, with a nutrition lesson thrown in for good measure. In our Be A Smart Shopper program, we reach 10, children per year.

Dispense credible nutrition information.