Local Services We Offer:
THE GROCERY STORE TOUR
An individualized grocery store tour is the perfect tool to help you learn to make practical choices about the foods that you purchase. Travel the aisles with your own personal food expert and get answers to all of the marketing and selection questions you have.
Take one of our tours on choosing foods for:
- Heart Health
- Cancer/Cancer Survival
- Gluten Free
- Food Allergies
- Healthy Eating
- Prenatal and Pregnancy Nutrition
- Sports Nutrition
- Weight Management
- Vegan and Vegetarian Nutrition
- Or, tailor a tour to meet your meal planning needs!
What you’ll get: You and up to two other family members or friends will meet Michele Rager at a grocery store of your choice (subject to approval). During the tour, we’ll make a stop in each department, discuss healthy options to fit your specific needs, and answer your questions. We’ll look at specific products to learn about reading nutrition labels and interpreting ingredient lists, and you’ll also receive a take-home guide to help you on future trips. Each tour will last approximately 75-90 minutes.
Call 412.593.2048 to schedule an appointment!
Got a group of more than 3? We would love to take your group on a tour tailored to educate on a topic of your choosing! During the tour, we’ll make a stop in each department, discussing healthy options along the way and looking at specific products to learn about reading nutrition labels and interpreting ingredient lists. Each member of the group will also receive a take-home guide. Call 412.593.2048 or contact us to find out more!
IN-HOME COOKING CLASSES
Learn how to make healthy meals right in the comfort of your own kitchen! Michele will show you how to make your favorite recipes healthier or select a healthy menu for the cooking class that meets your skill level and preferences.
What you’ll get: A two-hour hands-on cooking class for you and up to one family member or friend, ingredients for all recipes to be prepared, recipes, personalized instruction, fun nutrition facts about the foods we’ll be preparing, and a delicious meal to eat! Call 412.593.2048 to schedule!
Got a group of more than 3? Please call us at 412.593.2048 or contact us to discuss the possibilities!
Do you want to learn about keeping a healthier pantry? A pantry overhaul may be the solution for you! Michele will meet you at your home to review foods in your home and make recommendations for filling your pantry with healthy choices that will meet your needs. We’ll also assist you in creating an individualized shopping list to help you on future trips to the grocery store. Each overhaul will last about 45-60 minutes.
Pantry overhauls are only available as an add-on to individualized nutrition counseling services. Please schedule your initial appointment now, or call us at 412.593.2048 to find out more!
GROUP PRESENTATIONS & ON-SITE COOKING DEMOS
Want to learn more about healthy eating? Optimal nutrition for cancer survival? Heart health? Going gluten free? For group presentations, the sky’s the limit. Michele can present to your corporate or community group on any of a wide variety of nutrition-related topics; presentations can last from 30 minutes to several hours depending on your needs. Combine an educational presentation with a cooking demonstration for some real fun!
On-Site Cooking Demonstrations
Michele will travel to your site to perform a cooking demonstration on a topic of your choice. No kitchen needed! We’ll bring equipment and ingredients and can adapt to make the demonstration work within your space. Time allotted for discussing and demonstrating recipes and tips is flexible depending on your needs.
Call 412.593.2048 or contact us to book your group presentation, workshop, or cooking demonstration!
ARTICLES, INTERVIEWS & SOCIAL MEDIA
Do you have a need for a nutrition expert?
Andrew and Allison Wade, MS, RDN, LDN speak all over Pittsburgh, with focus on eating for lifestyle, guilt-free dieting, fueling for sport, and improving food behavior. They have been interviewed numerous times across a variety of media, and actively works with professionals across many disciplines.
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Michele D. Rager, MS, RDN, LDN, CNSC, has over a dozen research and professional publications to her name, has appeared in a number of radio and television interviews, and is available for interviews, to appear on social media, or to author articles.
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Joyce Tielsch RDN, LDN has spoken on behalf of the dietetics community, covering numerous topics, throughout the last 15 years. Her passion for nutrition and education become quite apparent when she speaks. To schedule time with Joyce:
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