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Affordable nutrition

As health and wellness continues to be at the forefront of many people’s minds, accessibility to nutritious food is often seen as a barrier. Retail RDs are well positioned to help their shoppers navigate the grocery aisles to find versatile and affordable options. Whether this includes in-season produce, buying in bulk or finding shelf-stable options, retail RDs are there to help make shopping easier for customers and encourage them to eat sensibly anywhere. This webinar, sponsored by Quaker Oats and Bare Snacks, will discuss affordable, versatile and nutritious products, provide dietitians with creative ideas on how to promote these products through their programming and share guidance on additional strategies RDs can use to help their shoppers make the most of their grocery budget.


Beth Stark, RDN, LDN is a seasoned nutrition expert with extensive experience in nutrition communications, program development, brand ambassadorship, traditional and social media and consumer health and wellness marketing. Fresh out of the food retail world where she spent the last 12 years, Beth has transformed her “side hustle” into the dietitian career of her dreams—partnering with like-minded brands, people, and organizations to create engaging recipes, content, cooking demos, webinars, nutrition communications and more through Beth Stark Nutrition.  She currently serves as a contractor to the PA Beef Council/Northeast Beef Promotion Initiative as the Director of Channel Marketing and Nutrition Outreach. Beth is also a member of the Sifter Medical Advisory board. Beth received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Sciences from Penn State University and completed the ARAMARK Metro NY Dietetic Internship.  Beth’s varied career path has also included work in the inpatient, outpatient and community settings.

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