Joy Bauer, MS, RDN, is one of the nation’s leading health authorities. She is the nutrition and health expert for NBC’s TODAY Show, the founder of Nourish Snacks, a monthly columnist for Woman’s Day magazine, and the official nutritionist for the New York City Ballet. Joy is also the creator of JoyBauer.com and the author of 12 New York Times best-selling books, including Food Cures, The Joy Fit Club, Slim & Scrumptious, and Your Inner Skinny.
In the earlier part of her career, Joy was the Director of Nutrition and Fitness for the Department of Pediatric Cardiology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, as well as the clinical dietitian for their neurosurgical team. One of Joy’s most rewarding experiences was creating and implementing Heart Smart Kids, a health program for underprivileged children in Harlem and East Harlem. She also taught Anatomy and Physiology and Sports Nutrition at NYU’s School of Continuing Education.
Passionate about delivering scientifically sound, realistic information to millions, Joy believes it’s never too early or too late to reap the benefits of healthy living. When she’s not dishing out health info or sharing delicious recipes on TV, you’ll find her making a mess in her kitchen or spending quality time at home with her husband and three kids.