Marissa Lippert is a registered dietitian in Manhattan and knows great food when she tastes it. Named "Best Nutritionist" by New York Citysearch the past 5 years running, she is the founder of NOURISH, a nutrition counseling and media communications firm where she helps clients live, eat and cook more healthfully without giving up delicious food.
After graduating with honors from the University of Virginia with a BA in history, Marissa decided to pursue her passion, helping others achieve a healthful lifestyle rich with flavorful food and good nutrition. Her path led her to New York University where she received her Registered Dietitian licensure and her Masters of Science in Clinical Nutrition. She has previously counseled clients and led nutrition education programming at The Gym, a boutique fitness facility in Manhattan and was the nutrition director for Mothers & Menus, an organic meal delivery service for expectant and new mothers.
Frequently working with the media, Marissa serves as an expert contributor to Bon Appetit, Glamour, Health, Real Simple, SELF, Fitness, Martha Stewart Weddings, Gotham and The New York Times among other publications. She has been featured on The Today Show, CNN, Good Morning America Health and Martha Stewart Living Radio. Her second book, The Cheater’s Diet, guides readers to create an indulgent, healthful balance. Marissa is a member of the American Dietetic Association and the Greater New York Dietetic Association.
Marissa lives in Manhattan and always makes the most of her tiny kitchen, bringing balance and flavor to the table.