Podcast Episode 012: What It Really Takes To Lose Weight and Keep It Off: Interview with Lauren Harris-Pincus

Jun 24, 2015

Today’s topic is about what it really takes to lose weight and keep it off. 


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Lauren Harris-Pincus MS, RDN

Today my guest is Lauren Harris-Pincus is the owner of Nutrition Starring YOU.com, she’s a nutrition communications specialist and also has a private practice where she specialized in weight loss. In addition to being a registered dietitian nutritionist, Lauren grew up as an obese child from about the age of 4 years old through high school. Contrary to what you might think, Lauren did not grow up eating “junk” and her family members were all “normal” weight. Listen to her story, her insight and her wisdom when it comes to losing weight and keeping it off!

Lauren’s Bat Mitzvah, age 13

Lauren Before and After

Lauren’s “Wall of Broadway”

Here are the resources we discussed on today’s show:

  1. Lauren’s website/blog Nutrition Starring YOU
  2. Nutrition Entrepreneurs DPG www.nedpg.org
  3. Book: Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives by Gretchen Rubin
  4. Melissa’s 30 Day Protein Challenge blog post
  5. Sound Bites Podcast interview with researcher Doug Paddon-Jones 

Oatmeal Breakfast Pies

BONUS! We didn’t talk about this recipe, but Lauren wanted to share it with you!

1 Comment

  1. Jennifer Neily, MS, RDN, LD, FAND on June 30, 2015 at 1:59 pm

    Melissa I’ve enjoyed ALL your podcasts – congrats on your show! This one especially resonated for me and really loved it. As a registered dietitian nutritionist I know we all have our own story of choosing the path of nutrition. I’ve known Lauren for years through our professional association and affiliations but did not know her background. So very much enjoyed hearing her story and the path she has taken. Lauren is such a beautiful woman and down-to-earth – what a testament to her clients that yeah, I get that, I know where you’re coming from. Plus, her philosophies are so on target and align with mine. Wow. I cannot wait for her book. So needed! High protein breakfasts are one of the first things I target with my clients. Loved it and keep up the great work! Neily ~

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