Some grocery store and supermarket chains employ Registered Dietitians as a service to the community. In Simcoe Muskoka, these services are offered at local Zehrs and Loblaws stores. Grocery store Registered Dietitians offer a variety of services, including:
- Grocery store tours – Hands-on nutrition education throughout the store to identify healthier products for your specific needs. These can be customized for individuals and groups. Topics include: healthy eating for diabetes, family nutrition tips and ideas, and weight management
- School field trips – tailored to curriculum requirements for students in grade K-6.
- Personalized nutrition check-ups – One-on-one counseling based on individual needs.
- Healthy cooking classes
- Nutrition Q & A –opportunity to ask questions or receive recommendations about products in-person, by phone, or over email.
To find out when your in-store dietitian is available, visit the pharmacy or customer service in your Loblaws or Zehrs store. Schedules are also available online or you can contact your in-store dietitian directly:
For School Field Trips: Visit The Field Trip Factory or call 855-383-0900.