Joy Bauer MS, RD, CDN is one of the nation's leading health authorities. Her mission is to improve the health of our nation; she believes it's never too late or too early to reap the benefits of healthy living.
As the nutrition and health expert for The TODAY Show, Joy shares 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.
Together with Florence Henderson, Joy hosts 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.
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.
lives in New York with her husband, Ian, her daughters Jesse and Ayden Jane,
and her son Cole.
- Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Registered Dietitian
- New York State
of Nutrition and Dietetics: Sports & Cardiovascular Nutritionist Group
of Nutrition and Dietetics: Pediatric Practice Group
TODAY Show, Nutrition and Health
Editor/Columnist Woman’s Day Magazine
New York City Ballet,