Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD
Cynthia Sass is a nutritionist and registered dietitian with master’s degrees in both nutrition science and public health. Frequently seen on national TV, she’s Health’s contributing nutrition editor, and privately counsels clients in New York, Los Angeles, and long distance. Cynthia is currently the sports nutrition consultant to the New York Yankees, previously consulted for three other professional sports teams, and is board certified as a specialist in sports dietetics. Sass is a three-time New York Times best-selling author, and her brand new book is Slim Down Now: Shed Pounds and Inches with Real Food, Real Fast. Connect with her on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.
Recent Posts By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD

5 Alternatives to Trendy Superfoods That Are Just as Healthy

Can’t stomach kale—or quinoa, or goji berries? Luckily there are other options with similar nutritional perks.

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You’re Probably Storing and Prepping Your Produce Wrong

Use these seven tips to get the most nutritional bang per bite from carrots, pears, leafy greens, berries, and more.

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The Internet Says Carbs Cause Cancer, But Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Freak Out

Despite all the hype, eating a bagel is not the equivalent of smoking a cigarette.

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5 Metabolism-Boosting Tricks That Work for Life

There are tried-and-true tricks (that won’t disrupt your lifestyle) to maximize your burn from a.m. to p.m.

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The Best Dairy- and Gluten-Free Packaged Snacks

Six satisfying options with minimal ingredients.

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Here’s Why You Should Add More Veggies To Your Diet ASAP

From glowy skin to weight loss, these seven reasons will inspire you—or help convince someone you love—to load up on produce.

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Here’s How to Get the Most Health Perks Possible from Olive Oil

A nutritionist’s tips for buying, storing, and cooking with EVOO.

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Eat This for Dinner to Sleep Better Tonight

Four meals that contain the right mix of nutrients to bring on high-quality Zs.

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4 Weight-Loss Tricks That Can Totally Backfire

And what to do instead.

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7 Ways a Nutritionist Saves Money on Healthy Food

It is possible to eat clean on a budget with a few clever tricks.

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Should You Cut Nightshade Veggies From Your Diet?

Here’s why the plant group gets such a bad rap.

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Eating Healthy and Still Not Losing Weight? This Might Be Why

You might be doing this without even realizing it.

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3 Controversial Changes in the New Dietary Guidelines

Here’s the gist on three crucial changes you should know about.

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This Chore Can Make or Break Your Weight Loss Goals

Here’s how to set yourself up for success.

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4 Steps to Making a Resolution That Will Actually Help You Lose Weight in 2016

Learn why identifying your “domino” is the real key to success in 2016, and how to do it.

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Here Is the Real Key to Weight Loss (Hint: It’s Not Diet or Exercise)

Practically every client I counsel who struggles with weight loss will say something like, “I just need to workout more.” But the truth is it’s not that simple.

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The Truth About 7 Old Wives’ Tales About Food

Does honey REALLY help a cough? Does turkey make you sleepy? Can water help you lose weight? Our resident RD weighs in.

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