Andrea Platzman is a registered dietitian and a New York State certified nutritionist. For more than a decade, Andrea has counseled individuals and families to manage their weight and various health conditions including diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol. She also helped clients create individually tailored and realistic nutrition and lifestyle programs to meet their unique needs and goals during various life stages including pregnancy and lactation, childhood and adolescence as well as menopause.
Andrea received a Masters' of Science in Clinical Nutrition from New York University. Her Bachelor of Science in Marketing was from the Stern School of Business (NYU). She is also a graduate of the Designs For Health Institute, where she received her certification in holistic nutrition. Through the American Dietetic Association, Andrea received the certification in Adult Weight Management. In 1998, Andrea was awarded Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year for New York State.
Andrea received her clinical training from New York's Presbyterian Hospital. She is credentialed as a registered dietitian and a New York State certified-nutritionist. As a registered dietitian, Andrea has provided nutrition consultation to individuals and groups including: Nestle, Inc., Children’s Television Network (Sesame Street), Omegatech, Inc., The Barbizon Hotel, Food Emporium, Healthetech, Inc., The Lipton Tea Company and many others.
Andrea has also designed and developed weight management programs for The New York Sports Clubs – TSI, Bally Total Fitness, Sports Club/LA and Equinox Sports Clubs. She designed a line of organic baby and toddler foods for Really Cool Foods in NYC. All of the recipes in Mario Lopez's Knockout Fitness book were developed and designed by Andrea.
Andrea has also been a spokesperson for several food companies and was recently seen on QVC providing her nutrition expertise. As an expert in her field, Andrea is regularly quoted in magazines and newspapers. She is also a freelance health and nutrition writer. Her articles have appeared in Men’s Fitness, Oxygen, Muscle and Fitness Hers, Healing Lifestyle and Spas, Environmental Nutrition and many others.