Dr. Lisa Young, Nutrition
Total years in practice: 7
Dr. Lisa Young is a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) in private practice and has been counseling adults and children for more than 25 years. Young offers individual counseling as well as group programs on a wide variety of nutrition related issues including obesity and weight control, disease prevention, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, diabetes, osteoporosis, pregnancy, lactation, and gastrointestinal disorders. Young has been involved in clinical obesity research studies at the University of Pennsylvania at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Pennsylvania School of Medicine Hospital Center; and has consulted for various weight management programs in New York City.
Dr. Young is a media nutritionist and consultant, and serves as a nutrition adviser, health educator, and media spokesperson. In this capacity, corporations, major media outlets, schools, health departments, law firms, public relations firms, and publishing houses have turned to Dr. Young for her experience, expertise, and knowledge on topics such as nutrition, portion control, dietary guidance, food labels, and health trends. Her research interests focus on the contribution of increasing portion sizes to the US obesity epidemic, and its implications for nutrition education and public policy. She lectures internationally on portion control, nutrition and wellness. She has lectured at prestigious meetings including the European Parliament, American Public Health Association, American Heart Association, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Young is a member of various professional organizations including the