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Dietitians in Aisle 5?

ipsedixit | Aug 25, 2012 08:34 PM

From the NYT: "Employing Dietitians Pays Off for Supermarkets"

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"There’s been an explosion of interest in having a dietitian among grocery store retailers in the last three or four years,” said Annette Maggi, chairwoman of the supermarket subgroup of the food and culinary professionals practice group at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and a consultant to the retail and food manufacturing industries.

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At Hy-Vee, dietitians offer in-store consultations and store tours with customers, hold cooking classes, assemble take-home meals, take biometric screenings, do presentations in schools, businesses and civic events, work with merchandisers, help set up community gardens, assess products for nutritional value and a variety of other things.
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Will going to your local grocery store replace a visit to your physician?

Full read here: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/25/bus...

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