Elisa Zied is a nationally recognized, award winning nutrition expert and the founder/president of Zied Health Communications, Inc. A past spokesperson for six years for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and registered dietitian for 22 years, she is the author of four books including Younger Next Week (Harlequin Nonfiction, 2014), Nutrition at Your Fingertips (Alpha Books, 2009), Feed Your Family Right! (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2007), and So What Can I Eat?! (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2006), both co-authored with Ruth Winter. Zied writes a bi-monthly nutrition column for Success Magazine and currently shares her passion for food and nutrition, an active lifestyle, and books in her Food, Fitness, and Fiction blog.
For more than two decades, Zied has shared her expertise and real-world approach to nutrition and a healthy lifestyle with consumers. A past national media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) and recipient of the Media Excellence Award by the New York State Dietetic Association in 2007, Zied has garnered millions of media impressions as a featured nutrition expert on national and local television programs including Good Morning America, Today, and The Early Show and in print and online publications including People, Reader’s Digest, Parade, Redbook, Women’s Health, Shape and dozens more.
A current member of the Advisory Board of Parents magazine, Zied has blogged for Parents.com, Shape.com, Today.com, NBCNews.com, USNews.com, and Caloriecount.com.
Zied has worked as a national media spokesperson for several brands. A proud member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), Zied is also a past Chair of the Nominating Committee of AND’s Women’s Health dietetic practice group.
Zied earned a bachelor of arts in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and a master of science in clinical nutrition from New York University.