Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD Title: Contributor Education: University of South Florida, M.P.H (Masters in Public Health), Syracuse University, M.S. in Nutrition Science, Syracuse University, B.S. in Dietetics Cynthia Sass is a registered dietitian nutritionist and three-time New York Times best-selling author. She has consulted for five professional sports teams in the NBA, MLB, and NHL, and has privately counseled Oscar, Grammy, and Emmy winners, CEOs, and pro athletes in numerous sports. In addition to earning master's degrees in both Nutrition Science and Public Health, Cynthia is a board-certified specialist in sports dietetics and certified plant-based professional cook, with formal training in mindfulness meditation. In addition to her private practice, Cynthia currently consults for UCLA's executive health program and is a frequently quoted media expert and writer. She has written for Health, Shape, Eating Well, and many other publications, and has appeared on The Today Show, Good Morning America, The Rachael Ray Show, and many other national TV programs. About Shape Shape is an award-winning digital fitness, wellness, and beauty destination that offers inclusive, trusted, and empowering expert-led guidance and advice for anyone at any point in their wellness journey. Our library of more than 11,000 stories reaches more than 7 million readers monthly who want to prioritize their health, have fun, and lead an active lifestyle while also cutting through the noise of quick fixes and unvetted fads.