Dietician and Sports Medicine Expert
Heidi Skolnik, MS, CDN, FACSM, has influenced millions of people on nutrition and health for more than 25 years through mass media and one-on-one interactions. Heidi is the sports nutrition consultant to The New York Knicks, The Juilliard School, The School of American Ballet and Fordham University, among other institutions. She was with the New York Giants for 18 years.
Heidi maintains a one-to-one practice one day a week at The Women’s Sports Medicine Center at Hospital for Special Surgery, the first of its kind in the country. Heidi also has expertise within the corporate wellness arena, working with top companies such as Morgan Stanley, Becton-Dickinson, Johnson & Johnson, Colgate-Palmolive and Merrill-Lynch. Heidi began her career in the wellness arena before becoming more established in the nutrition world where she leads individuals, sports teams and corporations in strategic approaches to making smarter food choices.
Heidi incorporates behavioral aspects of change and delivers the most current and proven concepts to help meet overall wellness goals. A well-known and respected leader in the nutrition and fitness world, an author, speaker and consultant to industry as well as the public, Heidi's advice is sound and tailored to give clients the practical tools needed to promote optimal health and improve performance levels – in both everyday life or athletic competition. Heidi sits on the board of the National Osteoporosis Foundation. A realist, Heidi believes M&Ms can fit into a healthy diet along with red peppers, red meat, broccoli and fresh fruit, and that healthy eating and exercise change and evolve to meet our personal needs and goals. She is the president of Nutrition Conditioning, a nutrition and wellness consultancy firm.