Lisa R. Young, PhD, RD, CDN is a nationally recognized nutritionist in private practice and offers counseling to adults and children. Dr. Young designs personalized weight control programs that are healthy, safe, and practical, while also incorporating the latest scientific research. Through her personalized approach, and her emphasis on portion sizes, she teaches clients to stop dieting and learn how to eat sensibly while incorporating the foods they love. Clients learn how to make long-term and realistic changes to achieve and maintain a healthier body weight.
Dr. Young provides medical nutrition therapy on a wide variety of issues including cardiovascular disease and diabetes. She evaluates current eating and lifestyle behaviors and makes appropriate and personalized recommendations while taking your medical history into account. She also provides nutrition plans in conjunction with your physician and therapist to insure a successful outcome.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
|• Obesity and Weight Loss
• Cardiovascular Disease
• Digestive Disorders
• Food Allergies
• Eating Disorders
• Bariatric Surgery
|• Pregnancy and Lactation
• Fatigue and Stress
• Thyroid Disease
• Pediatric Nutrition
• Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) – Registered Dietitian (RD)
• New York State Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist (CDN)
• American Public Health Association (APHA)
• Greater New York Dietetic Association (GNYDA)
• Nutrition Entrepreneurs (NE) –A Dietary Practice Group of AND
• Bottom Line Health, Columnist
• Fitness magazine, Advisory Board Member
• Bottom Line Women’s Health, Advisory Board Member
Dr. Young gives lectures on a wide variety of nutrition topics including portion sizes and the obesity epidemic, wellness and healthy eating, weight control, nutrition and heart health, and current issues and controversies in the field. She also conducts group classes and workshops on nutrition, weight control, and behavior modification.
Click here for lecture schedule and more info on Dr. Young’s lectures.
Dr. Young has given lectures at many prestigious organizations, universities, medical centers, wellness centers, spas, resorts, retreats, and other facilities. She has presented at the American Heart Association, American Dietetic Association, American Public Health Association, NYU Medical Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Orthodox Union, The Chapin School, Rancho La Puerta, The Spence School, Urban Zen, and many others.
For reviews of a workshop at Donna Karan’s Urban Zen Foundation in New York City, click here.