Joy Bauer, MS, RD, CDN

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Joy Bauer, MS, RD
Joy Bauer, MS, RD

Joy is the nutritionist for the NBC The TODAY Show. As their nutrition and health expert, Joy provides America with reliable and easy to understand advice which helps us lead healthier lives through proper nutrition. She hosts two bi–weekly segment on The TODAY Show: Joy Fit Club, which promotes individuals who have lost 100 pounds or more, and kept it off, through diet and exercise alone; Joy’s Diet S.O.S.; Joy’s Kitchen Rescue; and Joy’s Healthy Food Finds.

Joy is an author of multiple New York Times bestsellers. Her most recent publication is the Slim & Scrumptious cookbook. Other New York Times bestsellers include Joy Bauer’s Food Cures and Your Inner Skinny.

In addition to being a multi-published author, Joy is the nutrition expert and contributing editor to PARADE and PARADE Healthy Style magazines, as well as a contributing editor and monthly columnist to Woman’s Day magazine. She also offers her knowledge of nutrition, health, food and diet to the millions of Yahoo’s subscribers.

Joy is also the nutritionist for the New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre, as well as an associate faculty member at Columbia University. Joy also founded and ran of one of the largest, most advanced nutrition centers in the country for close to two decades.

Joy received her Bachelor degree in Kinesiological Sciences 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. Furthermore, Joy served as the clinical nutritionist with the neurosurgical team at Mount Sinai Medical Center and taught anatomy & physiology and sports nutrition at New York University’s School of Continuing Education. She was also the exclusive nutritionist for New York University’s faculty, students, and athletes.

Joy lives in New York with her husband, Ian, her daughters Jesse and Ayden Jane, and her son Cole.

Joys Professional Affiliations:

American Dietetic Association: Registered Dietitian
Associate — Columbia University
New York State Certified Dietitian–Nutritionist
American Dietetic Association: Sports & Cardiovascular Nutritionist Group
American Dietetic Association: Pediatric Practice Group

Learn more about Joy, nutrition and health at

And check out some of Joy Bauer’s gluten free recipes on this site.

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