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Health & Wellness Tips

Written by our Nutritionists, we focus on ensuring you’re living a balanced lifestyle that offers a flexible, livable approach to health and wellness. You’ll not only learn how to experiment with fresh products and how to get your kids involved in the kitchen - we'll also give you valuable advice on how to choose more nutritious foods.

Everything you need to know about sodium and the best practices to follow when consuming or using sodium.


Living gluten-free is not easy, hidden sources of gluten seem to be everywhere. Read on to discover some of these hidden sources and to take control of your gluten-free diet.

Eating a balanced snack is an important part of your day, especially if your meals are more than four hours apart. Read on for some balanced snacks ideas.

Your kids depend on you to give them the habits they need to live a healthy lifestyle. Read on for suggestions on how to encourage your kids to live this type of lifestyle.

Did you know you can gain insight into a fruit or vegetable's nutritional benefit just by looking at its color? Read on to see the various color groups and their corresponding benefits.

We all know that eating healthy can be expensive, however, with the right knowledge everyone can eat healthy and save money at the same time.



Take a walk through the store with one of our in-store nutritionists to discover their favorite products and learn quick tips for making better choices. Plus, get samples and coupons, all for free! Find an in-store nutritionist near you below and contact them to schedule an appointment.


OUR NUTRITIONISTS

Holly Doan
RD, LDN

Western and Central PA

I find great joy in helping customers develop healthy habits in an effort to meet their overall wellness goals. My favorite part about my job as an in-store nutritionist is being a support to my clients on their journey to a new lifestyle. I am passionate about empowering you to make the best choices for yourself and your family. I would love to hear your story and get to know a little more about your aspirations and goals. Can't wait to hear from you!

To connect with Holly call or email:
717-909-7012
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Shanna Shultz
RD, LDN

Harrisburg, PA

A dash of color, a pinch of portions, and a sprinkle of variety is my recipe for a fun food experience! In the hustle and bustle of everyday life, my hope is to cheer you on in meeting your nutrition goals while maintaining a positive and exciting outlook toward the vitality of food. Whether you're cooking for yourself or a crew, we can create meal ideas together that fit your dietary needs, budget, and most importantly, taste buds!

To connect with Shanna call or email:
717-545-0489
[email protected]


Mary Robinson
RD, LDN

Willow Grove, PA

From crafting delicious dinners to highlighting important vitamins and minerals, I am passionate about providing you with the tools to make the most nutritious choices! With so many different options and opinions, it can be overwhelming to find what works best for your lifestyle. Let's partner together and create a healthier you. Contact me if you have any questions or if you would like to schedule an individual consultation.

To connect with Mary call or email:
215-784-1960
[email protected]


Sarah Glunz
MS, CNS, LDN

Lehigh Valley, Northeastern PA, Northern Philly areas

I am passionate about teaching nutrition because it never ceases to amaze me how the food we eat creates who we are. I get so much joy from seeing people experience remarkable changes in their relationship with food as well as mood, energy level, and quality of life by changing their diet. Connect with me to chat about nutrition or to schedule a group store tour or a nutrition talk for your group!

To connect with Sarah call or email:
717-254-2913
[email protected]


Kilene Knitter
RD, LDN

Lancaster, York and Chester Counties

I believe in a balanced lifestyle approach that brings joy to your life and a smile to your face. Whether you are taking the first step or are already on your wellness journey, I am excited to encourage and work with you to meet your personal health goals! Together we can develop an individualized approach that finds creative ways to enjoy the foods you love and build healthy habits that fit into your lifestyle.

To connect with Kilene call or email:
717-293-1462
[email protected]

Rabiya Bower
RD, LDN

Philly area

I love talking about healthy food and teaching others about making nutritious (and tasty!) choices. My expertise is in diabetes management, maternal & children's health, and overall physical well-being. I can help you find healthy choices in the store, create enjoyable meals, and manage food allergies or medical conditions. I look forward to working with you to reach your health goals!

To connect with Rabiya call or email:
215-836-4300
[email protected]

Mary Ann Moylan
RD, LDN,CDE

Trexlertown, PA

I am passionate about helping customers shop for specific products and answering questions about their special diets. I have a special interest in diabetes and weight management, and am certified in both. I’m most at home teaching people about healthy eating and helping them adjust their eating habits so they can become a better version of themselves. Let's touch base so I can be of further assistance.

To connect with Mary Ann call or email:
610-391-0152
[email protected]

Joni Rampolla
RDN, LDN

MD, VA and Southcentral PA

I love working in the grocery store right where food choices are made! I am your enthusiastic and knowledgeable advocate who helps people develop eating and lifestyle solutions for a delicious, healthier life. As a registered dietitian that is board certified in obesity and weight management, I can guide you to manage your weight, control a disease state, make healthier choices, avoid an allergen or be a confident shopper who knows how to choose the best foods for your family! I would be happy to support your event, provide a store tour, give a lecture, or connect to see how we can best work together!

To connect with Joni call or email:
410-552-5107
[email protected]


Guiding Stars

Guiding Stars is a nutrition guidance program to help you quickly navigate to foods with the most nutritional value. Just look for the stars as you shop!

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Guiding Stars... as easy as 1, 2, 3

Guiding Stars is an objective, evidence-based, nutrition guidance program. The system rates foods as good, better or best to give consumers at-a-glance advice: the more stars a food earns, the more nutritious it is.

New program Guiding Stars, helps shoppers quickly find the best foods.

Nutrition as Easy as 1, 2, 3

Guiding Stars helps consumers quickly navigate to foods with the most nutritional value. Products are assigned 1, 2, or 3 Stars, based on their nutritional content. A higher Star rating means the item contains more beneficial nutrients overall, and has fewer nutrients that are best to avoid. With over 100,000 rated foods, making nutritious choices for you and your family is now simple.
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Good, Better Best, Guiding Stars is as easy as 1, 2, 3… More: Vitamins Minerals Fiber Whole Grains Omega-3s, and less: Saturated Fat Trans Fat Added Sodium Added Sugars Artificial Colors.

Based on the scientific consensus and informed by national or international policy, Guiding Stars has offered transparent and relevant nutritional guidance since 2006. Keep a lookout for the Stars on shelf tags throughout the store! If you don’t see a rating, no worries; not all products meet the Guiding Stars’ criteria to earn a Star rating.

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