Real advice about healthy eating without gimmicks or fads.
Author: Layne Lieberman, MS, RD, CDN
Layne Lieberman, MS, RD, CDN is an internationally recognized, award-winning culinary nutritionist. With a passion for wholesome food and healthy living, Layne has been a leader and innovator in the food, supermarket and health industries for over 25 years. She offers e... More
Layne Lieberman, MS, RD, CDN is an internationally recognized, award-winning culinary nutritionist. With a passion for wholesome food and healthy living, Layne has been a leader and innovator in the food, supermarket and health industries for over 25 years. She offers expert advice about diet, cooking and lifestyle without gimmicks or fads.
Layne spent two years living in Europe examining food culture and dietary habits. Her award winning book, Beyond The Mediterranean Diet: European Secrets of the Super-Healthy, reveals the diet secrets of the three healthiest countries in Europe — Switzerland, Italy and France — and shows how to combine superb food, a relaxed lifestyle and exceptional health wherever you live! With 50 healthy, easy, and delicious European-inspired recipes (including vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options), Layne’s beautifully illustrated book offers practical diet and lifestyle advice, introduces the “Super Healthy Plate,” and explains how to food shop and dine out European-style. Beyond The Mediterranean Diet is a combination travel, culinary, diet and cookbook.
A native of New York, she spent 20 years as Director of Nutrition for America’s first supermarket chain, King Kullen Grocery Company. Her work at King Kullen positioned this conventional supermarket as a national leader in selling and marketing natural and organic foods. Layne was instrumental in creating the vision for Wild By Nature, a chain of natural food markets and subsidiary of King Kullen Grocery Company. With significant experience in menu development and implementation for restaurants and food retailers, Layne has worked with high profile chefs to create and market healthy menus, and to provide nutritional analysis for their menu development.
Prior to joining the retail food industry, Layne founded the ground-breaking Nutrition Learning Centers in Long Island, NY, which allowed consumers to shop for natural foods, learn about healthy cooking and receive nutritional counseling all under the same roof. Throughout her career, as an editor, consultant and spokesperson, Layne has helped educate people on a variety of nutrition topics, including heart disease, diabetes, weight management and healthy menu development. For over 20 years, Layne has served as a Board member, menu consultant, nutrition educator and spokesperson for the American Heart Association. In June 2012, Layne received the Distinguished Hearth Health Achievement Award from the American Heart Association.
Layne received a Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Biochemistry from Cornell University and earned a Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition from New York University. She completed an internship and fellowship at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine doing research in the areas of diabetes and heart disease. Layne completed a chef-RD training program at the Culinary Institute of America and currently blogs for Huffington Post U.K., U.S. and other sites. For more about Layne Lieberman, visit her website at www.WorldRD.com.
Layne has been featured as a nutrition expert on numerous television and radio shows, and has contributed to various leading magazines, websites and through her company, WorldRD LLC. Currently she offers nutritional consulting services to restaurants and the food industry. Less