cynthia-sass-400x400
Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD
Cynthia Sass is a 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. Cynthia is currently the sports nutrition consultant to the New York Rangers NHL team and the Tampa Bay Rays MLB team, and is board certified as a specialist in sports dietetics. Her latest New York Times best seller is S.A.S.S! Yourself Slim: Conquer Cravings, Drop Pounds and Lose Inches.
Recent Posts By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD

You’re Eating Fish All Wrong

Eating fish has been tied with lower rates of heart disease, stroke, depression, and Alzheimer’s disease. But how it you eat may be the real key to reaping its benefits

Read more

Jennifer Lawrence Called Gluten Free the New Eating Disorder

Yes, it’s a broad generalization, but in some cases, going gluten free can be a sign of disordered eating. Here are 5 indicators that cutting out gluten could be a sign of an unhealthy relationship with food.

Read more

6 Reasons to Love Apples

Here are some health benefits of making apples a staple in your diet, along with easy, delicious ways to enjoy them.

Read more

5 Ways Your Phone Can Help You Shed Pounds

Here’s how to harness the power of photos, apps, GPS, and more for weight loss success.

Read more

5 Healthy Ways to Eat Pumpkin

Pumpkin, either fresh roasted, or unsweetened canned, is a true superfood. This member of the squash family is loaded with immune-boosting vitamin A and filling fiber, and a half cup of puree contains less than 50 calories.

Read more

5 Dos and Don’ts for Weight Loss Motivation

If you really want to motivate yourself to slim down and healthy up (especially in ways that will last) consider these five Do’s and Don’ts.

Read more

5 Amazing Powers of Avocado

Avocado is one of the most delicious and satisfying foods on the planet and it’s also a powerhouse superfood. Here are 5 wonderful health benefits of avocados.

Read more

5 Tricks to Help Form Healthier Eating Habits

Really making over your habits isn’t about willpower—it’s a process. Here are five key ways to support new eating patterns that lead to a healthier lifestyle.

Read more

5 Reasons to Eat Healthier That Have Nothing to Do With Your Weight

While many clients come to me to slim down, in the long run, nearly all are motivated by the other meaningful benefits of eating well.

Read more

Dinner for One? How Not to Overeat When Eating Alone

Here are five common dine-alone conundrums, along with practical ways to thwart them.

Read more

The Surprising Food Flavor That Can Help You Shed Pounds

You’re probably familiar with salty, sweet, bitter, and sour, but did you know there’s a fifth taste? It’s called umami, and a recent study shows that it has a unique effect on appetite.

Read more

The 9 Best and Worst Ingredients for Your Sandwich

A sandwich can either be a well-rounded combo of nutrient-rich ingredients, or a downright dietary disaster. Here’s what to avoid.

Read more

4 Reasons NOT to Try Intermittent Fasting

This weight-loss strategy is currently trending, but I’ve seen very mixed results. Here’s what you need to know.

Read more

5 Most Confusing Health Halo Food Terms

Some food terms can confuse even the most educated shoppers. Here are five of the buzziest, what they really mean, and what they don’t!

Read more

5 Ways to Beat Stress-Induced Weight Gain

New research shows stress may wreak havoc on your metabolism. Here’s how you can outsmart it.

Read more

5 Healthy Habits That Regulate Your Appetite

Rein in your hunger and regain a sense of balance with these tricks. Bonus: They'll also enhance your overall health.

Read more

3 Delicious Ways to Kick the White Bread Habit

Try these tricks to reap the health benefits of whole grains—without feeling like you’re choking down cardboard.

Read more
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,727,560 other followers

Powered by WordPress.com VIP