Lisa R. Young, Ph.D., R.D., C.D.N., is a nutrition consultant and faculty member at New York University. Dr. Young has been counseling overweight adults and children for more than 15 years, has published numerous articles on portion sizes, and frequently lectures on nutrition. Widely considered an expert on portion sizes, Young is regularly featured in national publications including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the Boston Globe, the Washington Post, Newsweek, Self, Fitness, and Glamour. She has also been featured on national television including ABC News, CBS News, and CNN, and was in the film Super Size Me.
"The Portion Teller gives you a fresh approach to managing
weight--one that makes perfect sense. Lisa Young's The Portion
Teller is an invaluable resource.
--Marion Nestle, PhD, MPH
Paulette Goddard Professor, New York University
"Following Dr. Young's suggestions is a sensible way to keep
from becoming an obesity statistic."
--New York Times "A respected nutritionist, Young... has the chops to present her case and does it with such aplomb that the solutions she proffers seem easy."
--O, The Oprah Magazine
Selected by O, The Oprah Magazine, as one of the best health books of 2005.
One of The Wall Street Journal's six favorite health books of 2005.