SUNBURY, PA – As we all stay at home to flatten the curve, leaders in the industry continue to innovate to provide much-needed services. These innovations lead to fruitful partnerships. Weis Markets announced its partnership with online telehealth platform Healthie. Using this platform, consumers can consult with a Weis Markets Registered Dietitian in their area via video chat to manage any new or existing health conditions from the safety of their homes.
“During the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s particularly important for those managing pre-existing health conditions to have access to a credible nutrition expert,” said Beth Stark, Weis Markets’ Manager of Nutrition and Lifestyle Initiatives. “Especially now, we are so pleased to share this unique tool with our shoppers to allow them to safely and conveniently connect with a member of the dietitian team to address any number of their needs from education on a diabetes eating pattern to recipe suggestions with basic pantry staples.”
According to a press release, Weis Markets Registered Dietitians can use Healthie to discuss the following health conditions and nutritional topics:
- Mindful Eating
- Shopping and Cooking on a Budget
- Kid-Friendly Recipes
- Plant-Based Cooking
- Basic Cooking Skills
- Type II Diabetes
- High Blood Pressure/Cholesterol
- Celiac Disease
- Weight Control
Weis Markets’ shoppers in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and New Jersey, can try virtual nutrition counseling with a Weis Markets Registered Dietitian through Healthie. Additionally, virtual group programs, cooking classes for kids and adults, and more will be coming soon.
For more information on this program and Healthie, click here.
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