In today’s society, lunch is less intuitive and far more optional. Perceptions of the midday meal are evolving as the notion of “work-life balance” becomes increasingly difficult to navigate for the average individual. These changing behaviors can impact weight management, energy levels, and overall health. Beth Stark, RDN, LDN, Manager of Lifestyle Initiatives at Weis Markets, will do a deep-dive into consumer behavior at lunchtime, explore strategies to help shoppers improve eating habits, and offer tips and resources for retail dietitians to help consumers recommit to lunch through activations at retail.
Presenter: As the Manager of Lifestyle Initiatives at Weis Markets, Beth leads the team of seven in-store and corporately-based dietitians. She is responsible for steering the company’s retail health and wellness strategies, developing nutrition communications for various platforms and serving as the key interface between the dietitian team and vendor partners. In her 10 years with Weis Markets, Beth has served as trusted nutrition expert; reaching millions with timely and credible nutrition and health messages via Weis HealthyBites Magazine, in-store programming, and regular appearances on local television and radio stations and Weis Markets digital channels.
Beth received her Bachelor of Science degree from Penn State University and completed the Aramark Metro New York dietetic internship program. Prior to her role in the supermarket industry, Beth worked as a dietitian in both the clinical and outpatient settings. She is involved in various professional organizations including the American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Food and Culinary Professionals Dietetic Practice Group and Central PA Academy of Dietetics.