Dietitian’s Corner: Meet Jessica Patel

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Jessica joined the ALDI team as a Corporate Dietitian in January 2016. She completed her nutrition education at the University of Illinois at Chicago with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition Science. Jessica went on to complete her Dietetic Internship in Wellness at Bradley University, where she gained experience with retail, community and clinical nutrition. Before coming to ALDI, Jessica worked at a health club and at one of the leading natural retailers.

Jessica’s favorite thing about being a dietitian is helping people with food allergies and food sensitivities find freedom with food. With a love for good food, Jessica strives to help others fuel their lives with food that’s nourishing and delicious. Jessica lives in the Chicago suburbs with her husband. In her free time you can find her in the kitchen cooking, or on her yoga mat.

Hi everyone, I’m Jessica Patel, ALDI Corporate Dietitian and Healthy Eating Expert. If you’ve set out to focus on eating better in 2017, I’m here to help with ways to simplify nutrition and keep you on track to eat healthy all year long! Wouldn’t it be great to save money and stock up on all you need to eat healthy this year? At ALDI, better-for-you foods are at the top of the savings list! I’m here to guide you with advice so you don’t have to sacrifice your health to save money. ALDI has got you covered with fresh produce, organics and even gluten-free options.

Join me monthly for healthy eating inspiration, trends, and practical tips in the Dietitian’s Corner. Next month I’ll be chatting about pulses (dried beans, lentils & peas) and why you should include them in your diet. In the meantime, we’ve got tons of healthy living info right here on the ALDI blog — check out (this), (this) and (this)*.

Are there any nutrition questions or topics you’d like to see covered in the Dietitian’s Corner? Tell us in the comments!

 

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6 thoughts on “Dietitian’s Corner: Meet Jessica Patel

  1. Linda Kurbis Salverson

    How about more tips for breakfast meant for seniors and or diabetics?? I feel Aldi’s often forgets us and doesn’t pay attention. I know your company is attempting to reduce the amounts of sugars and salt in foods, but there doesn’t seem to be enough attention paid to some basic needs. I feel breakfast is one of those! I welcome you abroad, and since you’ve been here to over a year now, I’d like to hear more from you on a regular basis.

  2. Patty

    Agree with everyone. Help needed ! more no sugar foods for diabetics , low carb , along with suggestions and menues. Thank you so much

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