The Retail Dietitians Business Alliance is thrilled to announce that Emily Parent, RD, LD, is the winner of the 2019 Retail Dietitian of the Year award. As one of three RDs for Coborn's Inc, Emily supports in store efforts, employee wellness, and the e-commerce division of the company, allowing her to creatively target health and wellness towards Coborn's guests.
The awards banquet held last night at the Retail RD Exchange was great cause for celebration. In addition of the Retail RD of the Year award, RDBA presented the 2019 Award of Excellence to healthyAisles represented by Monica Amburn, Sr. Director of Health & Wellness and the Jane Andrews Lifetime Achievement Award in Retail Dietetics to Judy Dodd, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND.
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As the Retail Dietitian at ShopRite of Lincoln Park, I am the lead nutrition expert in the store and within the local community. I offer individual nutrition counseling based on customer needs, which includes, but is not limited to, diabetes education, combating hypertension, and weight loss
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I started at FreshDirect in produce merchandising more than ten years ago. My interest and passion for nutrition has always been strong. Working through various departments and roles over the years helped clarify my desire to pursue the RDN credential.