Joy Bauer MS, RD, CDN is America's favorite and most trusted nutrition expert. As one of the USA’s leading health authorities, Joy’s mission is to improve the well-being of our country and believes it’s never too late or too early to reap the benefits of healthy living.
She is the nutrition and health expert for The TODAY Show proffering the opportunity to share reliable, practical, and straightforward advice that helps millions of Americans eat better and lead healthier, more fulfilling lives. She also hosts the program’s popular “Joy Fit Club” series, which celebrates determined people who have lost more than 100 pounds through diet and exercise alone. Her other ongoing series include Joy’s Diet SOS, Joy’s Healthy Food Finds, and Too Good to be Healthy.
Joy is a co- host for RLTV’s heartwarming show, Good Food, Good Deeds, where she whips up delicious, nutrient-packed meals and provides engaging information on aging gracefully. Joy is the exclusive nutritionist for the New York City Ballet and the author of multiple New York Times bestselling books. Her recent releases include, The Joy Fit Club: Cookbook, Diet Plan & Inspiration, Slim & Scrumptious and Joy Bauer’s Food Cures: Completely Revised & Updated.
As AOL and Everyday Health’s nutrition expert and the creator of JoyBauer.com, Joy provides the latest nutrition, health and diet-related information to millions of online readers. Joy is the creator and host of the popular YouTube series “What The Heck Are You Eating?” and a monthly columnist for Woman’s Day magazine.
Joy received her Bachelor degree in Kinesiology from the University of Maryland and a master of science in nutrition from New York University. At the beginning of her career, Joy completed a five-year post as Director of Nutrition and Fitness for the "Heart-Smart Kids Program", a program that she developed for The Mount Sinai Medical Center's Department of Pediatric Cardiology in New York City. Joy also served as nutrition consultant for the Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, where she designed and supervised their ongoing research in eating disorders and weight management. In addition, Joy served as the clinical nutritionist with the neurosurgical team at The Mount Sinai Medical Center and taught Anatomy and Physiology and Sports Nutrition at New York University's School of Continuing Education. She also served as the exclusive nutritionist for New York University's faculty, students, and athletes. As the founder and CEO of Joy Bauer Nutrition, Joy headed one of the largest nutrition centers in the country for close to two decades.
Passionate about delivering scientifically sound health information, Joy received the 2010 National Media Excellence Award from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, as well as the 2012 American Society of Nutrition Nutrition Science Media Award.
Joy lives in New York with her husband, Ian, her daughters Jesse and Ayden Jane, and her son Cole.
10 Secrets to Finding Your Inner Skinny
Joy presents her top ten tricks for knocking off the pounds (and keeping them off for life).
Fountain of Youth in Your Grocery Cart
Joy shares valuable information on how to prevent, manage and even cure common health concerns — including heart disease, memory loss, arthritis, osteoporosis, and migraines — simply by using food to your advantage.