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Meet Our Medical Expert Board!

We’ve enlisted these highly experienced and credentialed experts to help keep our content accurate and our nutrition, food, health, and fitness advice medically sound.
We want to give you......the most up-to-date facts (no fake news here!), which is why we’ve established a Medical Review Board of certified and world-renowned nutritionists, dietitians, doctors, personal trainers, chefs, and wellness experts. These trusted board members work closely with our editors and contributors to verify that the content published on Eat This, Not That! is medically accurate and rooted in the latest science and health information. Members also provide their expert advice to be included in our articles, as well as engage with Eat This, Not That! readers directly via interactive social media and video projects. Learn more about (and connect with!) each Medical Review Board member below.

Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD

Amy Goodson is a registered dietitian and certified specialist in sports dietetics. She focuses on overall health, wellness, and sports nutrition. Amy has worked with the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, TCU Athletics, Ben Hogan Sports Medicine, other professional athletes, and more. She is the author of The Sports Nutrition Playbook, a play-by-play on sports nutrition…

Amy Shapiro, MS, RD, CDN

Amy Shapiro, MS, RD, CDN, is the founder and director of Real Nutrition, a New York City-based private practice dedicated to healthfully and successfully guiding clients to their optimal nutrition, weight, and overall wellness. She is internationally recognized for her individualized, lifestyle-focused approach, which integrates realistic food plans, smart eating habits, and active living. Through…

Brittany Dunn, MS, RDN, CD

Brittany is a registered dietitian and chef specializing in sports nutrition. Her nutrition approach emphasizes making food fit your personal and unique lifestyle. With a bachelor's in nutrition-dietetics, and a master's in nutrition and integrative physiology-sports focus, she aims to provide practical, applicable, evidenced-based nutrition education through consulting, media, writing, and in the kitchen. Brittany…

Cedrina Calder, MD, MSPH

Dr. Cedrina Calder, also known as FitDoc®, is a board-certified preventive medicine physician, health expert, and fitness pro who resides in Nashville. She completed her residency training in preventive medicine and earned her Master of Science in Public Health degree at Meharry Medical College. Dr. Calder currently serves as a public health physician providing primary…

Claudia Sidoti

Claudia Sidoti's deep connection with food began in her grandmother's kitchen and eventually landed her in the kitchens of Food Network, where she was the Test Kitchen Director. For more than eight years, she directed the culinary content for Food Network Magazine, as well as a host of other projects, such as Food Network Café's…

Deena Adimoolam, MD

Dr. Deena Adimoolam, MD, is board certified in internal medicine and endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism. She obtained her medical degree at Mount Sinai in New York and completed her internal medicine residency and endocrinology fellowship training at Yale University. Throughout her career, Dr. Adimoolam has received numerous awards for patient care, humanism in medicine, and…

Denis Faye, MS

Denis Faye, MS is a nutrition consultant, journalist, and athlete committed to changing people's lives for the better. During his 20 years at The Beachbody Company, he guided the creation of dozens of nutrition programs that have helped millions get results. As a writer, he's been featured in dozens of publications including The New York…

Howard Grossman, MD

Dr. Howard Grossman, MD, is the Medical Director of Midway Specialty Care, a not-for-profit medical practice specializing in primary care, HIV medicine, and LGBTQ health issues. He is a board-certified internist, who had a private practice in Manhattan for nearly three decades. Now, he is an Attending Physician with Holy Cross Hospital and Broward Medical…

Ilana Muhlstein, MS, RD

Ilana Muhlstein , MS, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, and bestselling author of You Can Drop It! is the creator of the 2B Mindset weight-loss program. Ilana has lost more than 100 pounds—and kept it off!—using the program she created. She's also helped thousands of other people lose weight through her private practice in Beverly Hills and…

Juan Rivera, MD

Dr. Juan Rivera, MD, has become the wellness north star of the Hispanic community. Since 2012, he has been Univisión's Chief Medical Correspondent. His highly visible role across all content channels at Univisión gives him a broad platform to promote health and wellness to the large Hispanic population of the U.S., including information on the…

Julie Upton, MS, RD, CSSD

Julie Upton is an award-winning registered dietitian and communications specialist who has written thousands of articles for national media outlets, including The New York Times, US News & World Report, and USA Today. She is a frequent expert nutrition guest on TV programs like ABC World News Tonight, CBS Evening News, and The Today Show…

Laura Burak MS, RD, CDN

Laura Burak is a nationally recognized registered dietitian of over 18 years, a media spokesperson, published author, and freelance writer and recipe developer. Most significantly, Laura is a mom to two kids who love to challenge her encouragement of green foods and lives in the Long Island suburbs outside the city. Laura founded GetNaked® Nutrition…

Lauren Manaker MS, RDN, LD, CLEC

Lauren Manaker is an award-winning registered dietitian, book author, and recipe developer who has been in practice for almost 20 years. With expertise in nutrition and women's health, Lauren prides herself on providing accurate and evidence-based nutrition information to people throughout the lifecycle. As the owner of a nutrition communications business, Lauren also acts as…

Lisa Moskovitz, RD, CDN

Lisa Moskovitz, RD, CDN, is the CEO of NY Nutrition Group, a private nutrition consultancy with more than 20 registered dietitians on staff. She graduated from Syracuse University with honors, and completed a 12 month intensive dietetic internship at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Now with more than a decade of experience in private practice, Lisa…

Lisa R. Young PhD, RDN, CDN

Dr. Lisa Young is an internationally recognized nutritionist and portion control expert. She is an adjunct professor of nutrition at New York University, author, international lecturer, and media consultant. As a registered dietitian nutritionist in private practice, Dr. Young counsels adults and children on a wide variety of nutrition and health issues and serves as…

Melina Jampolis, MD

Melina B. Jampolis, MD is an internist and board-certified physician nutrition specialist (one of only several hundred practicing in the United States).  She is the past president of the National Board of Physician Nutrition Specialists and has served on their board of directors for over a decade. Trained as an internist, for the past 20+…

Melissa Pfeister

Melissa Pfeister is the founder of the health and wellness brand Stripped with Melissa and the host of the podcast Side Piece. Melissa is also a loving wife and a mom of two young kids. (Her life is a little bit crazy, but she loves every minute of it!) Growing up in the Midwest and…

Mike Bohl, MD, MPH, ALM

Dr. Mike Bohl is the Director of Medical Content & Education at Ro, the healthcare technology company powering the digital health clinics Roman, Rory, Ro Mind, and Ro Derm. Dr. Bohl oversees the Medical Content & Education Team, where he produces and reviews public-facing articles, patient and provider education materials, and video. He was instrumental…

Molly Hembree, MS, RD, LD

Molly Hembree, MS, RD, LD, is a nationally recognized registered dietitian. For the past decade, she has been a sought-out speaker and presenter for conferences, speaking engagements, and other public appearances on behalf of her work within the grocery industry. Molly has delivered more than 100 professional food and nutrition presentations, including live TV segments,…

Chef Nik Fields

Chef Nik Fields is nationally recognized for her culinary art skills. She serves up a one-of-a-kind experience crafted from a genuine and organic love of food at her upscale restaurant "Chic Chef" in Phoenix. You can enjoy Chef Nik's creative vision at home through her cookbooks, which includes A Culinary Vibe: Volume I and Aphrodisiacs:…

Tammy Lakatos Shames, RD, CDN, CFT and Lyssie Lakatos, RD, CDN, CFT

Lyssie Lakatos and Tammy Lakatos Shames, The Nutrition Twins®, are twin sisters and nationally recognized Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs), personal trainers (CFTs), and leading experts in healthy living with more than 15 years of experience motivating, inspiring, and empowering thousands to lose weight, get healthier, happier, and into tip-top shape. The duo are the authors…

Sydney Greene, MS, RD

Sydney Greene is a registered dietitian specializing in nutrition for addiction recovery, disordered eating, and body image, as well as chronic digestive issues. Using an integrative, customized approach, Sydney works with teens and women all over the country and offers monthly nutrition support groups called Soulful Eating. As a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Sydney has written…

Taz Bhatia, MD

Dr. Taz Bhatia, MD, is a board-certified integrative medicine physician and wellness expert and the founder of CentreSpringMD. She gained national recognition as a best-selling author of the books What Doctors Eat, The 21 Day Belly Fix, and Super Woman RX. Her integration of Eastern medical wisdom with modern science, along with her unique Power…

Tim Liu, C.S.C.S.

Tim Liu, CSCS, is an online fitness and nutrition coach based in Los Angeles. Tim helps busy men and women lose fat and build muscle without having to live in the gym. He teaches clients sustainable habits so they can not only lose weight but also keep it off. In addition to being a strength…

Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN

Toby Amidor is an award winning dietitian and Wall Street Journal best-selling cookbook author who believes healthy and wholesome can also be appetizing and delicious. She is the founder of Toby Amidor Nutrition, where she provides nutrition and food safety consulting services for individuals, restaurants, and food brands. Her cookbooks include: The Best 3-Ingredient Cookbook,…