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Explore Our Virtual Nutrition Offerings

At Big Y, we want to give you the tools to live the life you deserve with our FREE virtual nutrition services. Whether you’re newly diagnosed with diabetes; are looking for a fun and interactive cook-a-long for your little ones or want more information on a Mediterranean-style meal plan, we have you covered.

These virtual presentations, store tours and support groups are for educational purposes only. They are not meant to replace your health care practitioner's advice, specific dietary requirements you may have or public health recommendations.


Virtual Nutrition Events

Each month, we offer a wide variety of educational presentations, cook-a-longs, support groups and virtual store tours. Click on our events below to learn more and schedule one of our dietitian-led sessions.

Click here to download the May Virtual Nutrition Events Schedule.

Click here to download the June Virtual Nutrition Events Schedule.


Booking Provided by Healthie


Learn About Our Event Sponsors

Attend one of our virtual events and receive exclusive discounts for sponsor products!

May Virtual Events are Sponsored by:

Bakery on Main

With crunchy and satisfying gluten-free granola varieties like Cranberry Almond Maple, Organic Sprouted Maple Quinoa and Dark Chocolate Sea Salt, Bakery on Main® is sure to please any palate – not just those searching for gluten-free foods! This local partner has been baking up delicious offerings in Connecticut since 1992 and continues to hold the highest standards for quality and taste. Enjoy these whole grain granolas straight out of the bag, sprinkled on top of your favorite yogurt or even turned into a delicious cheesecake crust.

suja

Grown in the center of the Vidalia® growing region in southeast Georgia, sweet and nutritious RealSweet® Vidalia® Onions are produced by family-owned Shuman Farms. Currently at their peak growing season, each onion is carefully hand-picked. Vidalia’s® are sweeter than traditional onions thanks to the sandy soils and rainfall received in this prime farming region. Enjoy them grilled on a burger, chopped on a salad or baked with chicken and peppers to add flavor and a punch of fiber and vitamin C.


Nutrition Discovery Sessions

Have a nutrition question? Schedule a free 15-minute virtual conversation, by phone or video chat, with one of our consulting registered dietitian nutritionists during their available office hours. These nutrition experts will provide science-based guidance and suggestions you can trust!

Jackie Durand, RD, CDN

Connecticut Consulting Dietitian
(413) 504-4198
JackieDurandRD@gmail.com

To schedule with Jackie, click here.

Kathy Jordan, MS, RDN, CPT

Eastern MA Consulting Dietitian
(413) 504-4199
KathyJordanMSRD@gmail.com

To schedule with Kathy, click here.

Sue Mazrolle, MS, RDN

Western MA Consulting Dietitian
(413) 504-4197
SueMazrolle@gmail.com

To schedule with Sue, click here.


Connect with a Healthie® Account

All of our virtual nutrition services are offered through Healthie, a secure online platform. Be sure to sign up for a free account for easiest access to event messages, educational handouts, surveys and chatting with a dietitian. With an account, you can easily join an event you’re registered for at home or on the go – whether you log in from a computer, tablet or smartphone.

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