Lisa R. Young

Lisa R. Young, PhD, RDN, CDN, is an internationally recognized nutritionist and portion-control expert. Dr. Young received her doctorate and master’s degrees in Nutrition from NYU, and her bachelor’s degree in Economics and Health Care Administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She is also a registered dietitian.

How to Eat Healthy On Your Next Road Trip
Food

How to Eat Healthy On Your Next Road Trip

Lisa R. Young | May 23, 2024

Heading out on a road trip? Here’s how to eat healthy even when options are limited… Be aware. Decide in…

The Secret to Portion Control
Nutrition

The Secret to Portion Control

Lisa R. Young | October 1, 2022

Pop quiz time: You purchased a 3-ounce bag of potato chips. Its small size and mouth-watering flavor make it seem…

Winter Weight Gain—Sarah Hiner Talks to Lisa Young, PhD, RDN, CDN, author of Finally Full, Finally Slim

Winter Weight Gain—Sarah Hiner Talks to Lisa Young, PhD, RDN, CDN, author of Finally Full, Finally Slim

Lisa R. Young | January 13, 2021

The COVID-19 lockdowns have made overeating a national pastime. Learn what fuels winter weight gain and how to protect your body from the damage it can cause.

The truth about plant-based burgers
Nutrition

The truth about plant-based burgers

Lisa R. Young | July 1, 2020

You’ve seen them at the supermarket or at your local burger joint—plant-based patties engineered to resemble and taste like real…

Prevent Quarantine Weight Gain—Sarah Hiner Talks to Dr. Lisa R. Young
Nutrition

Prevent Quarantine Weight Gain—Sarah Hiner Talks to Dr. Lisa R. Young

Lisa R. Young | April 15, 2020

The combination of work from home and high stress is creating a whole new problem for many people—weight gain.

America’s Food-Portion Problem, How It Complicates Weight Loss and the Strategies to Overcome It—Sarah Hiner Talks to Dr. Lisa Young
Nutrition

America’s Food-Portion Problem, How It Complicates Weight Loss and the Strategies to Overcome It—Sarah Hiner Talks to Dr. Lisa Young

Lisa R. Young | March 21, 2019

Listen in as Bottom Line President Sarah Hiner and Dr. Lisa Young discuss America’s food portion problem.

Are Purple and Orange Cauliflower More Nutritious Than White?

Are Purple and Orange Cauliflower More Nutritious Than White?

Lisa R. Young | March 13, 2019

Cauliflower is ultra-healthy. But how do those brightly colored varieties stack up against the white version? A leading nutritionist breaks it down…

QUIZ: Take Your Pick: Both Are Good…Which Is Better?
Nutrition

QUIZ: Take Your Pick: Both Are Good…Which Is Better?

Lisa R. Young | January 25, 2019

Kiwi or grapefruit? Clams or eggs? Do you know which food in each of these healthful pairs edges out the other for a key nutrient?

Keep a Food Diary: The Secret to Eating Healthier
Nutrition

Keep a Food Diary: The Secret to Eating Healthier

Lisa R. Young | December 17, 2018

If a healthy diet is important to you, a simple food diary will help you identify the habits that are holding you back. Here’s how…

Pick Your Poison! Can You Spot the Absolute Worst-For-You Foods?
Nutrition

Pick Your Poison! Can You Spot the Absolute Worst-For-You Foods?

Lisa R. Young | November 5, 2018

Take this fun quiz to see if you can tell the difference between foods that aren’t good for you and those that are terribly, horribly not good for you.

5 Foods That Pack a Surefire Energy Punch
Nutrition

5 Foods That Pack a Surefire Energy Punch

Lisa R. Young | August 9, 2017

Hitting a wall at 3 pm—even though you had a full night’s sleep? Your first instinct may be to reach…

An Insider’s Look at the New Food Label

An Insider’s Look at the New Food Label

Lisa R. Young | August 15, 2016

5 changes that will mean the most for your health… It’s hard to believe, but the Nutrition Facts Label—that government-mandated…

Cooking Tricks for Much Healthier Foods

Cooking Tricks for Much Healthier Foods

Lisa R. Young | June 13, 2016

Easy ways to get the most nutrients from your meals… Loading up your grocery cart with fruits and vegetables is…

Supercharged Food Combinations: How to Get the Most from the Foods You Eat

Supercharged Food Combinations: How to Get the Most from the Foods You Eat

Lisa R. Young | April 21, 2014

Good nutrition depends not only on what you eat, but also on how well your body absorbs or uses vitamins…

Guilt-Free Chips

Guilt-Free Chips

Lisa R. Young | July 25, 2012

No one can claim that potato or tortilla chips are good for you. Fresh fruits and vegetables are hands-down a…