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Tanya Zuckerbrot, MS, RD, is a nationally-known dietitian and the creator of the renowned F-Factor Diet, the only dietitian-created program for weight-loss and optimal health that is based on fiber-rich nutrition.

Tanya has worked in private practice in Manhattan for more than 15 years and her success was profiled in theSunday Styles section of The New York Times.

The F-Factor Diet evolved from Tanya’s early work with patients to help lower cholesterol or control diabetes. She discovered that all of her patients improved their clinical conditions – and lost weight without hunger- by following a lifestyle diet that was rich in dietary fiber.

Tanya is the author of two bestselling weight loss books: The F-Factor Diet: Discover the Secret to Permanent Weight Loss (2006, G.P Putnam & Sons), and The Miracle Carb Diet: Make Calories and Fat Disappear the F-Factor Way – with Fiber! (2012, Hyperion).

In addition to working with clients, Tanya is a lecturer, consultant, spokesperson, and national media contributor. She is a nutrition news contributor for Fox News Channel for its TV programs and writes a weekly nutrition column for Foxnews.com.  Tanya has also appeared on national television programs including NBC Today; CBS News; CBS Early Show; Live with Kelly; The Dr. Oz Show; The View; Rachael Ray; Good Morning America; Telemundo, and more.  She is an editorial advisor to Women’s Health magazine and the Official Dietitian to the Miss Universe Organization (advising the reigning Miss Universe, Miss USA, Miss Teen USA).  In 2011, Tanya became the first registered dietitian with her own nationally distributed food products.

Tanya holds a Master’s degree in Nutrition and Food Studies from New York University and completed a two-year dietetic internship at NYU Medical Center. She is an accredited member of the American Dietetic Association, the Greater New York Dietetic Association, and a member of the National Association of Professional Women. Tanya completed her CDR Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management as well as her CDR Certificate of Training in Childhood and Adolescent Weight Management.

Tanya has three children and resides in Manhattan.

Get in Touch with Tanya:

Media Requests / [email protected]

Lectures / [email protected]

Business & Consulting / [email protected]

New Clients & Appointments / [email protected]


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