Stefanie Sacks, MS, CNS, CDN is a culinary nutritionist, author, radio show host, educator, speaker and consultant. She works hands-on with individuals and groups in transition to a healthier way of eating. Sacks has been studying food and healing for 25 years, has her Masters of Science in nutrition from Columbia University, is a Certified Nutrition Specialist, Certified Dietitian Nutritionist and is a graduate of The Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts.
Her teaching experience includes serving as faculty at Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health as well as Food As Medicine, the universally acclaimed professional training program. She is currently a preceptor for Columbia University’s Dietetic Internship program and was an adjunct professor in the graduate nutrition program at the University of Bridgeport. Sacks has also inspired many through workshops at Donna Karan’s Urban Zen Center, various resort spas, wellness centers and schools around the country.
Her blog, What The Fork Weekly features her Stirring the Pot radio show that airs on Hamptons NPR, WPPB 88.3FM and via podcast. The show focuses on food, cooking, nutrition and health and features some of the hottest topics, amazing guest experts and interesting local people all sharing their knowledge, stories and passion about food.
Stefanie’s book, What the Fork Are You Eating? An Action Plan for Your Pantry and Plate (Tarcher/Penguin Random House) ) is available wherever books are sold. She also contributed to three books including The Thriving Child by Erica Reid, Crazy Sexy Diet by Kris Carr and Power Up by Dr. Woodson Merrell and Kathy Merrell. She is a sought-after guest expert on local and national programs and her print and online media contributions are extensive from Prevention, Harper’s Bazaar, O Magazine and Teen Vogue to The Huffington Post, Alternet and Healthy Eats by The Food Network.
Sacks lives on the East End of Long Island with her husband, two very active young boys and Blossom, the family dog.
Read our Q&A with Stefanie on the Ecocentric blog.