Loblaws announced the hiring of 19 registered dietitians March 19 - National Dietitians Day - for its Atlantic Superstore and Dominion locations in Atlantic Canada.
Eight will be in Nova Scotia and one full-time dietitian will split his or her time between Windsor, New Minas, Kingston and Digby Superstores.
According to the company, the new dietitians will be hired between April and June.
‚ÄúOur in-store dietitians are food and nutrition experts who can help customers simplify healthy living,‚ÄĚ said Mark Boudreau, director, corporate affairs (Atlantic), Loblaw Companies Limited.
‚ÄúThe new dietitians in our regional Atlantic Superstore and Dominion locations will provide a wide range of services, including one-on-one consultations, school tours, and healthy cooking classes. By offering customers convenient access to professional nutrition advice in a local store while they grocery shop, we‚Äôre responding to a need.‚ÄĚ