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Barbara Ruhs, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

barbara-ruhs-placeholderBarbara Ruhs, M.S., R.D., L.D.N. is a Registered Dietitian and Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist specializing in retail food & health marketing communications and brand strategy for food companies, commodity groups, public relations agencies and supermarkets. She is an entrepreneur, strategic-thinker, and a leader in the field of supermarket nutrition. She recently re-launched Neighborhood Nutrition LLC, a consulting business offering nutrition counseling and retail-based health promotion solutions intended to help supermarkets sell healthy products and effectively communicate nutrition and health messages to consumers.

As a former supermarket dietitian for Bashas’ Family of Stores (Chandler, AZ) operating 128-stores, Barb set a high standard in developing, implementing and evaluating numerous supermarket-based strategies to influence healthier choices across a diverse population of consumers. Driving more than $500,000 worth of annual incremental sales volume across all categories, her goal has always been to impact public health using the food industry and retail supermarkets as partners. She is passionate about helping people shop smarter to improve their health and is tireless in her mission.

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