press release

January 5, 2015


GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets are committed to providing health and wellness resources to help their customers achieve healthier lifestyles, including the expertise of nine in- store nutritionists. Each nutritionist is available to assist customers with questions on healthy eating while they shop, provide one-on-one nutrition consultations, and teach health-related classes.

All of GIANT/MARTIN’S nutritionists are available as resources to the media to provide information and expertise on a variety of topics related to nutrition and healthy eating.

If interested in interviewing any of GIANT/MARTIN’S nutritionists listed below, please contact: Chris Brand, public and community relations manager at 717-240-1017 or [email protected]

Lead Nutritionist

Sarah Glunz, MS, CNS, LDN

Sarah holds a Master’s degree in Nutrition and has experience in individual nutrition counseling and community outreach for all ages with concerns such as weight management, diabetes, heart disease, and food allergies and intolerances. As the Lead Nutritionist for GIANT/MARTIN’S, Sarah provides daily guidance to the team of in-store nutritionists, trains new team members, and develops health and wellness programs.

Sarah works out of GIANT’s corporate headquarters in Carlisle, PA and also the Linglestown Road GIANT located at 2300 Linglestown Road in Harrisburg, PA.

Central Pennsylvania Nutritionists

Holly Doan, RD, LDN

As a graduate of Messiah College, Holly brings a variety of experience and knowledge to her role at GIANT including expertise in diabetic health, weight management, and vegetarian nutrition.

Holly works out of the Linglestown Road GIANT located at 2300 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA and the Hampden Township GIANT located at 4510 Marketplace Way, Enola, PA.

Sylvia Warner, M.Ed., RD, LDN

With more than 25 years of nutrition experience in a variety of clinical settings, Sylvia Warner brings knowledge in diabetes management, weight control and cardiovascular disease nutrition to her role with GIANT. Whether one-on-one or in classes, nutrition education is a specialty she accomplishes by giving practical examples that customers can use every day at home or on-the-go.

Sylvia works out of the Camp Hill, PA GIANT located at 3301 Trindle Road.

Greater Philadelphia Nutritionists

Rabiya Bower, RD, LDN

With her experience in education and community outreach, Rabiya brings knowledge in diabetes management, childhood nutrition, and family meal planning to her role with GIANT.

Rabiya works out of the Flourtown GIANT located at 1874 Bethlehem Pike and the Exton GIANT located at 141 E. Swedesford Road.

Christina Fava, MA, RDN, LDN

With a Master’s degree in Nutrition Education and a passion for nutrition, Christina has experience creating individualized meal plans and counseling all ages in weight loss, food allergies/intolerances, and diabetes.

Christina works out of the Montgomeryville, PA GIANT located at 1201 Knapp Road.

Mary Ann Moylan, RD, LDN, CDE

Mary Ann is an experienced registered dietitian, licensed dietitian nutritionist, and certified diabetes educator. She specializes in diabetes, weight management, and offers nutrition counseling on a variety of other concerns.

Mary Ann works out of the Willow Grove, PA GIANT located at 315 York Road.

Courtney Schoepe, MA, RD, LDN

With a Master's degree in Nutrition Education from Immaculata University and more than eight diverse years of nutrition experience in settings such as health clubs, doctor's offices, and workplaces, Courtney brings knowledge in wellness nutrition, weight loss counseling, healthy cooking and meal planning to her role with GIANT.

Courtney works out of the Havertown GIANT located at 116 W. Township Line Road.

Richmond, VA Nutritionists

Valerie Pulley, RDN

With more than 24 years of nutrition experience, Valerie brings a passion for providing MARTIN’S customers and families of all ages practical information and ideas for adapting healthy habits for lifelong health. She specializes in the areas of general wellness, heart health and nutrition for cancer prevention or survivorship.

Valerie works out of the MARTIN’S located at 2250 John Rolfe Parkway, Richmond. She can also be found at the Cross Ridge store located at 10250 Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen.

Caroline Roessler, MS, RDN

With her Master's degree in Nutrition and Dietetics and experience as an instructor, community program coordinator and nutrition counselor, Caroline brings knowledge of nutrition for diabetes, cancer, and pediatrics to her role at MARTIN’S.

Caroline works out of the Midlothian, VA MARTIN’S located at 200 Charter Colony Parkway.