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The NY Nutrition Group Team is dynamic, driven, and dedicated to enlightening you about your body and nutrition. Get to know our team!

 
 
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Lisa Moskovitz, CEO, RD, CDN

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As seen on Good Day NY, Fox 5 News, and MSNBC, Lisa Moskovitz is a Weight Management, Eating Disorder & Sports Nutrition Specialist as well as the CEO and founder of The NY Nutrition Group. With an extensive background in nutrition sciences and behavioral counseling she has successfully treated thousands of New Yorkers. Lisa has a special talent & dedication to helping all her clients no matter their specific challenges and barriers.

Counseling Philosophy:

Lisa strongly believes and understands there is no one-size fits all plan. The key to success is to find a program that will satisfy your needs and fit in to your lifestyle. If you’re constantly traveling for work, or frequently eat out in restaurants, following a strict diet will not work and may even backfire. With the right knowledge and tools, she believes you can keep living your life and also reach your health goals at the same time. Lisa also understands having a positive relationship with food is key as is listening to your body. Mindful and intuitive eating practices are her top ingredients to long-term success.

Background:

Lisa graduated with honors from Syracuse University where she earned a B.S. in Nutrition Sciences. She honed her counseling & medical nutrition therapy skills through a 12-month intensive Dietetic Internship at New-York Presbyterian Hospital. She has been in private practice ever since and opened her own business in 2013 to continue fulfilling her dream.

Specialties:

Weight Management, Sports Nutrition, Eating Disorders, Hormonal Disorders (PCOS, Hypothyroidism), Gastrointestinal Disorders (SIBO, IBS, reflux, Colitis, Etc), Diabetes, Obesity, Fertility/ Pre & Post-Natal Nutrition, Food Allergies/Intolerances/Sensitivities and General Healthy Eating.

Affiliations:

She is an active member of the American Dietetic Association (Weight Management, Behavioral Health, Diabetes Care and Education and Sports Nutrition practice groups), the Greater New York Dietetic Association, the Academy for Eating Disorders, the National Lipid Association, the American Diabetes Association and the Collegiate & Professionals Sports Dietitian Association.

Media:

Lisa is one of the top interviewed dietitians for Fox 5 News and Good Day New York. She has also been featured in Self, Redbook, Men’s Fitness, Men’s & Women’s Health, The NYU Doctor show, greatist.com and many other websites and publications. She provides lectures on various nutrition topics to groups throughout NYC including Merrill Lynch, JPMorgan, Velocity Sports Performance, New York Road Runners and Team in Training. Click here to see all of her latest media appearances.

Personal Interests:

When she’s not busy counseling or running her practice, Lisa loves running on the treadmill while catching up on her favorite TV shows. She also finds cooking and listening to music extremely therapeutic. Most importantly she is the happiest when she can spend time with her husband, twin boys, and little dog, Cosmo. =)

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Cassie Steinberg, MS, RD, CPT

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Background:

Cassie is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Personal and Group Fitness Trainer. Her interest in health and wellness was sparked during her 18-year soccer career. After serving as team captain for the New York University Women’s Varsity Soccer team, Cassie earned her M.S. in clinical nutrition from NYU. Cassie has worked in various different settings, including acute hospital care, bariatric surgery, and outpatient weight loss and management. Additionally, she has incorporated her background in athletics to work with some of New York’s well-known fitness facilities and wellness clubs, including Tone House and Soho House. She brings a unique approach to counseling, pairing her strong clinical skills with her experience in fitness and athletics to help people achieve their goals.

Specialties:

Weight Loss and Management, Sports Nutrition (Performance and Muscle Gain), Emotional and Disordered Eating, Child and Adolescent Nutrition, Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes, Cardiovascular Health, and Gastrointestinal Disorders.

Counseling Philosophy:

Cassie believes that health is rooted in mental, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing. She truly stands behind the concept: everything in moderation. She strives to help everyone find balance in their diet and in their lives.

Affiliations:

Cassie is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND); the Dietetic Practice Group for Sports and Cardiovascular Wellness Nutrition through AND; and she is a Certified Personal and Group Fitness Trainer by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM).

Personal Interests:

In addition to her draw towards physical challenges, Cassie loves to cook! Experimenting with new recipes and cooking for friends and loved ones serves as her creative and therapeutic outlet. When she’s not cooking, she is exploring new restaurants around the city (almost always sushi…)

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Chelsea Oarr, RD, CDN

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Background:

Chelsea Oarr is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist who received her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Nutrition & Dietetics through UCONN’s Coordinated Dietetics Program. After completing her course work, she immediately started treating clients at NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital. With her strong background in medical nutrition therapy and nutrition counseling she successfully helps her patients prevent and delay the progression of numerous chronic diseases & illnesses.

Chelsea has also practiced with Greenwich Crew for seven years, and competed in The USRowing National Championships several times. As a former athlete, Chelsea has a strong understanding and respect for the connection between nutrition and performance. She understands how healthy eating habits can significantly impact an individual’s mental and physical health. Most importantly she believes that with the right knowledge and tools, eating healthy is achievable and can be relatively easy for everyone.

Specialties:

Weight Management, Pre-Diabetes/Diabetes, Eating Disorders, GI issues (Gut Health & FODMAPS, SIBO, IBS, IBD, Celiac), Food Intolerance/Allergies/Elimination Diets, Chronic Illness Treatment/Prevention, Cardiovascular Disease and Heart Health, Dysphagia.

Counseling Philosophy:

Using evidenced based research, Chelsea’s goal is to offer practical nutritional guidance along with meal planning, as well as simple and healthy recipes. She strives to help her clients find a plan that will work for their unique and individual lifestyles. No client is the same and that is why she specializes in creating individualized plans that work best for you.

Affiliations:

Chelsea is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics & the Greater New York Dietetics Association.

Interests:

Aside from all things food related, Chelsea loves to travel, learn about different cultures, and stay active! Her most recent trip abroad was to Australia where she surfed at Bondi Beach, explored the Blue Mountains, explored the Great Barrier Reef, and tasted vegemite for the first time.

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Ashley Sobel, RD

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Background:

Ashley graduated with honors from the University of Delaware where she earned a B.S. in Dietetics. She completed a rigorous Dietetic Internship through the University of Delaware where she gained counseling and medical nutrition therapy skills. Ashley is currently working towards her Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition from New York University. With a strong background in behavior sciences and nutrition therapy, Ashley has successfully provided nutrition counseling in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

Ashley discovered her passion for nutrition from a young age. Her love of food and cooking, along with her active lifestyle as a dancer made her very aware of the connection between nutrition and performance. Struggling with her own gastrointestinal imbalances too, fueled a stronger interest and dedication to nutrition as a professional career.

Specialties:

Weight management, Gastrointestinal disorders (IBS, IBD, SIBO, Reflux, Colitis), Food Intolerances and Sensitivities, Autoimmune Diseases (Diabetes, Celiac’s), Cardiovascular Health, and Sports Nutrition.

Counseling Philosophy:

Ashley’s nutrition philosophy is all about keeping things fun and simple. Ashley utilizes a client-focused, highly individualized approach to tackling any nutrition goal. She believes that food is medicine. She believes in the power of food as a way to connect with others. Through developing mindful and intuitive eating practices, she helps create positive long-term change.

Affiliations:

Ashley is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine Practice Group), The Greater New York Dietetic Association (GNYDA), New York State Dietetic Association (NYSDA).

Personal Interests:

Although Ashley is often busy running around in NYC, she makes time to take yoga classes, dance classes, and go for runs in Central park. She loves trying new restaurants and spending time with friends, family, and her French Bulldog named Joey!

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Alison Malik, RD

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Background:

Alison Malik is a Registered Dietitian who received her Bachelor of Science from The Ohio State University. At Ohio State, Ali completed the Medical Dietetics Coordinated Program. This elite and competitive program included a 1200 hour internship with a heavy focus on medical nutrition therapy. In Columbus, Ohio, Ali interned in multiple clinical and outpatient clinics, including the Veterans Affairs, where she fell with love with one-on-one counseling.

Ali dreamed of becoming a dietitian at a young age. With an extensive family history with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes, Ali became interested in how medical nutrition therapy played a vital role in her family members care plans. Growing up, she was eager to learn more about nutrition, including nutrition in other chronic diseases, athletes, and healthy individuals. While in college, Ali was diagnosed with Reactive Hypoglycemia that she manages through diet; this only deepened her passion for nutrition.

Specialities:

Weight Management, Diabetes (Type 1, Type 2, Pre-DM, Gestational DM), Sports Nutrition, Heart Disease, GI Issues (IBS, Celiac, FODMAP), Eating Disorders, Food Allergies, and general healthy eating.

Philosophy:

Ali lives by the saying that all foods fit (unless you are allergic or intolerant) through balance! Her goal is to make food simple again through an individualized plan. No two people are the same, therefore diet should be personalized and tailored to a client's lifestyle. Ali will take evidence-based research and translate it to a plan for you.

Affiliations:

Ali is an active member of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics & the Greater New York Dietetics Association.

Personal Interest:

In her spare time, you can find Ali teaching and taking different fitness classes around the city. Her favorite workouts are Barre, TRX, and hot yoga. Ali is also a dancer and finds taking class extremely therapeutic. Music, fluffy dogs, and Hallmark movies are a few of her favorite things!

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Jenna Koroly, MS, RD, CDN

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Background

Jenna is a Registered Dietitian and health enthusiast with a Master’s of Science in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology from Teachers College, Columbia University. As a graduate student and dietetic intern, she gained experience in a variety of research, inpatient, and outpatient settings, including working with college athletes at St. Francis College and Columbia University. Jenna has provided nutrition counseling to individuals at a wellness program in White Plains, NY to support weight loss and muscle gain goals, and has also given supermarket tours and presentations at Whole Foods in Darien, CT. She believes the foundation of a healthy lifestyle is planning and consistency. Jenna also works as an outpatient bariatric dietitian at Lenox Hill Hospital, and believes the foundation of a healthy lifestyle is planning and consistency.

Specialties

Jenna provides nutrition counseling for Weight Management, Muscle Gain, Sports Nutrition, Heart Disease and High Cholesterol, Diabetes, Vegetarian/Vegan, Food Allergy, IBS and General Healthy Eating.

Counseling Philosophy

Jenna believes proper nutrition allows the body and mind to reach optimal potential. She aims to work with her clients to provide evidence-based nutrition guidance, as well as a sustainable and personalized plan.

Affiliations

Jenna is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Personal Interests

Jenna enjoys running, and typically trains for a distance event each year, including half marathons and a marathon relay. She loves to ride Citi Bikes and travel, but her favorite activity is to spend time with the family Australian Cattle Dog.

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Rachel Lee, RD

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Background:

Rachel Lee is a Registered Dietitian who received her Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from The University of Delaware. She completed her Dietetic internship at the College of Saint Elizabeth, where she also received a Master in Nutrition with a concentration in Entrepreneurial Nutrition Practice. During her internship she was placed at multiple in and out patient clinical facilities and got extensive practice in nutrition education counseling at the Johnson & Johnson corporate wellness center and at Shoprite.

Rachel discovered her passion for nutrition when she was a child. She always had a love for cooking, baking and eating. She was also very active, playing field hockey and lacrosse for her high school teams. Learning how to balance diet with exercise is what sparked Rachel’s interest to become a Registered Dietitian.

Specialties:

General healthy eating, Weight Management, Obesity, Diabetes, Sports Nutrition, Heart Disease, GI Issues, Cardiovascular, Eating Disorders, Food Allergies.

Philosophy:

Rachel believes in the true meaning of the word diet: habitual nourishment. She looks at dieting as a lifestyle change rather than a timely restriction. She strives to help her clients make healthier choices that are sustainable and personalizes each client’s diet plan based on what he or she enjoys. Rachel takes evidence-based research and put it into practice for her clients needs.

Affiliations:

Rachel is an active member of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Personal Interest: When Rachel is not practicing as a Registered Dietitian, you can find her on the streets of NYC, training for their next road race. She is a fitness enthusiast who loves to spin and run, and plans to run her first marathon in 2019. She also has an adorable 2 ½ year old French bulldog named Brody.

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Carolyn Leonard, RD, CDN

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Background:

Carolyn is a Registered Dietitian and Certified in the state of New York. She earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Nutrition from Long Island University and is currently working on obtaining her Master’s Degree from Northwestern University. Carolyn gained extensive experience working with a wide variety of medical conditions while working at Columbia University Medical Center. She has successfully treated thousands of patients using her trained skills in nutrition therapy. Carolyn believes it’s important to practice what you preach and that a healthy life is a happy one.

Specialties:

Carolyn is skilled in nutrition counseling for a variety of conditions including Weight Management, Diabetes/Pre-Diabetes, GI Issues (SIBO, Crohn’s/Colitis, IBS, Reflux, Celiac), Heart Disease Prevention, Vegetarian/Vegan diets.

Counseling Philosophy:

Carolyn believes that each individual is highly unique and requires different strategies to achieve long-term success. She will work with you to pinpoint your specific needs and tailor your nutrition plan using behavior modification techniques. Finally, she preaches that setting small goals is the most effective way to achieve big results.

Affiliations:

She is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Personal Interests:

Carolyn loves being outdoors and staying active. Her favorite thing to do is to try something new that challenges her both physically and mentally. While she may not be a pro everything she tries, she has fun doing it and values self-improvement. This is also rings true in her kitchen. Recipe development is one of her great interests, especially since she is always sharing new recipes with her clients.

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Michele Weinberg, MS, RD, CDN

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Background:

Michele Weinberg MS, RD, CDN, is a registered dietitian with a Bachelor’s of Science and Masters degree in nutrition from New York University. Michele has extensive experience in medical nutrition therapy, which she acquired through her work as a clinical dietitian with New York-Presbyterian and Northwell Health hospitals.

Specialties: Weight Management, Gastrointestinal/Digestive Disorders (IBS, low FODMAP, Celiac, etc.), Cardiovascular Disease/Hyperlipidemia/Hypertension, Renal Disease, Pre-Diabetes/Diabetes Management, Dysphagia, Disordered Eating, and General Healthy Eating.

Counseling Philosophy: Michele believes the key to success is through a plan that enables you to continue enjoying your life and food. She does not believe in a one-size fits all diet, but rather takes into account your lifestyle, medical history, and specific goals to create personalized plans that will lead to sustainable results. During sessions, Michele combines evidence –based research, nutrition education, and behavior change counseling to help you find a long-term approach to healthy eating.

Affiliations: Michele is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine Practice Group, & the Greater New York Dietetics Association.

Personal Interests: In her spare time Michele stays active by trying out different yoga, pilates and cycling classes, playing tennis, and walking her dog Polly around the city. Michele also enjoys making healthy recipes, trying new restaurants, watching scary movies, and spending time with friends and family.

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Kylie Gearhart, MS, RD-AP, CDN, CNSC

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Background:

Kylie Gearhart, MS, RD, CDN is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist who earned her Bachelor’s of Science and Master’s Degree in Nutrition Science from East Carolina University where she graduated Summa Cum Laude and received the Outstanding Graduate Award. During her Master’s program she published her thesis which explored food and sugar addictions, especially in those recovering from substance abuse, and how to combat these cravings. Kylie has worked as a Clinical Dietitian for over six years in a number of hospitals and outpatient clinics including Lenoir and Wayne Memorial Hospitals in North Carolina, and Hahnemann University Hospital and the Center of Hope ALS Clinic in Philadelphia. She is now the Assistant Clinical Nutrition Manager at NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital in New York City. She is involved in corporate wellness, often giving lectures or one on one nutritional counseling at different universities and offices. Kylie has treated thousands of patients with a wide variety of disease states and nutritional needs utilizing top-notch individualized medical nutrition therapy and nutrition counseling.

Specialties:

Kylie has experience working with weight management, obesity, pre-diabetes/diabetes (type 1 & 2), diabetes insipidus, hormonal disorders (PCOS, hypothyroidism), cardiovascular disease/hypertension/heart health, GI disorders (gut health, FODMAPS, SIBO, IBS, IBD, GERD, Crohns/colitis), renal disease, dysphagia, oncology nutrition, eating disorders, food allergies/intolerances/sensitivities, vegan/vegetarian diets, and general healthy eating.

Counseling Philosophy:

Kylie believes nutrition is an integral component of physical, mental, and emotional well-being. In her many years of clinical experience, she has witnessed first hand how significantly diet can impact the overall health of clients. She is a firm believer that a healthy or restrictive diet does not need to be redundant or tasteless. She enjoys pairing her extensive knowledge in medical nutrition therapy with creativity to produce fun, simple, delicious, and individualized diets, recipes, and food ideas. Her goal is to provide the education and tools necessary for clients to make the best nutritional decisions whether they are at work, home, a restaurant, grocery store, on the road, at a holiday party, or wherever their unique lifestyle takes them.

Affiliations:

She is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) and the Greater New York Dietetic Association (GNYDA).

Personal Interests:

Kylie is a self-proclaimed “foodie” who enjoys maintaining a healthy, active lifestyle while experiencing life to the fullest. She loves cooking healthy meals (and posting them on Instagram, of course ☺), trying new NYC restaurants, and taking boxing, yoga, Pilates, dance and spin classes. An avid skier since childhood, Kylie enjoys hitting slopes all over the world and spending quality time with her friends, family and cuddly, 90lb Briard “puppy”, Brodie.

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Sarah Weindorf, MS, RD, CDN

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Background:

Sarah is a Registered Dietitian with a Master’s from Hunter College. She has built up her experience counseling patients at both New York Presbyterian Hospitals and Montefiore Medical Center. In addition, Sarah has spent time in the community setting, organizing and executing nutrition education programs to help locals eat heathier and live better.

Specialties:

Weight Management, Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes Management, Gastrointestinal Health (IBS, IBD, Celiac, Crohn’s, GERD, Constipation, Diarrhea, Bloating), Cardiovascular Disease, Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia, Kidney Disease, Oncology, Dysphagia, Disordered Eating, and Mindful Intuiting Eating

Counseling philosophy:

Sarah understands the importance of tailoring each session to the individual, to accommodate their specific stage of change. From her extensive work in the clinical setting, she understands the importance of creating small, actionable goals that can be measured over time. She focuses on small changes that allow her clients to live their lives without guilt while still creating lasting health benefits.

Affiliations:

Sarah is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Personal interests:

When Sarah is not busy counseling clients, you can find her at a local farmer's market, walking through central park, watching a comedy on Netflix or testing out a new recipe in her kitchen!

 
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Erika Jacobson, MS, RD, CDN

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Background:

Erika Jacobson is a Registered Dietitian who earned her Bachelors and Masters of Science in nutrition from New York University. Erika has gained extensive counseling and clinical experience in medical nutrition therapy while treating a wide variety of medical conditions at Mount Sinai Medical Center and New York Presbyterian Hospital. She is passionate about providing individualized, evidence-based nutrition therapy in addition to helping patients feel empowered about their health.

Specialties:

Weight Management, Digestive Disorders (IBS, SIBO, Celiac, Etc) , Hormonal Imbalances (PCOS, thyroid disorders), Kidney/Renal disease, Diabetes, and Cardiovascular Disease.

Counseling Philosophy:

Erika believes in a personalized, whole person approach to optimizing nutrition and health. She not only focuses on food but also understands the connection between sleep, stress, environment and physical activity when helping patients feel their best. She believes that healthy eating can fit within anyone's lifestyle and empowers clients to make informed, practical and sustainable changes to help them reach their goals.

Affiliations:

Erika is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Personal Interests:

Erika loves to travel and experience different cultures, especially by trying new cuisines. On her days off you can find her trying a new exercise class, experimenting in the kitchen and exploring restaurants in New York City.