Lisa Dorfman, MS, RD, CSSD, LMHC, FAND
CEO, Food Fitness International, Inc.
Sports Nutritionist & Performance Coach, Food Fitness International, Inc.

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Lisa Dorfman, aka The Running Nutritionist® has been a leader to industry the public & the press for nearly three decades providing consultation, seminars, & one-on-one services to the medical community, the public & the press.

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Lisa Dorfman, MS, RD, CSSD, LMHC, aka The Running Nutritionist® is a leader to industry the public and the press for more than two decades; a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, Board Certified Professional Counselor, Diplomat of The American Psychotherapy Association, Certified- ISAK certified anthropometrist, USAT & F & USA Triathlon coach.  Lisa is personal nutritionist for hundreds of high school athletes and teams; dozens of professional athletes, including those in the NFL, MLB, PGA, USTA, US Boxing, USA Taekwondo, was the US Sailing Olympic and Paralympics Team Nutritionist for the 2008 Olympics serves on the USOC Sports Dietitian Network, nutritionally coaching current and future athletes to Olympic Gold.

Since 1983, Lisa has built a diverse portfolio including: a clinical career in over 15 hospitals and medical centers; corporate programs at numerous Fortune 500 and major financial, law public and private institutions; consultant with the Federal Correctional System, Metro-Dade Police, US Department of Customs, and for The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA); as a culinary dietitian working with chefs and staff worldwide at Sandals Resorts, Ritz Carlton, Doral Saturnia, and Bitter End Resorts in the BVI  and as an educator at Johnson and Wales University & more recently with Miami Culinary Institute. Lisa is former Director of the Graduate Degree program in Nutrition for Health & Human Performance, Dept. of Kinesiology & Sport Sciences at the University of Miami

A media spokesperson, Lisa has worked on dozens of TV, radio and print campaigns in Satellite Media Tours (SMT), ground & remote (GMT/RMT) tours worldwide. She is the author of six books, including her upcoming book, Legally Lean (Momentum Media, 2014); several book chapters, & continuing education programs.  She has appeared on 20/20, Dateline, Good Morning America Health, FOX News, CNN, MSNBC and ESPN and the NBC, CBS & ABC affiliates and has been featured in numerous publications including: USA Today, Newsweek, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Men's Fitness, Men's Health & Runners World magazines. 

 As a leader in her profession, Lisa was a National Media Spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association '03-'08; served as chairman for the Nutrition Entrepreneurs (NE), Vegetarian Nutrition (VN) and Dietetics in Developmental and Psychiatric Disorders & as public relations director for the Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutritionists (SCAN) Practice Groups (DPG).

Known nationally as "The Running NutritionistTM," Lisa is a competitive runner and triathlete who has competed in more than 34 marathons (PR 2:52:32), IronmanUSA Lake Placid, dozens of half marathons and 1/2 ironmans, and hundreds of running and multisport races. In 2004, she competed for the United States on Team USA at the World Long Distance Duathlon Championships. Lisa resides in Miami, Florida with her husband and 3 children.


  • About Lisa Dorfman, MS,RD,CSSD,LMHC
  • Running Friends Forever Supports Achilles Team Disabled Athletes
  • Celiac Disease: Not simply a wheat allergy
  • Soul Food: What Does it Really Accomplish?
  • Nutrition and Sports Injuries: Healing from the Inside Out
  • New Studies on Depression linked to Nutrition
  • Supplementation for better Swimming Strength
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids may help with Depression
  • New Studies in Preventing Esophogeal Cancer
  • Childhood Obesity linked with Advertising in Latino Populations
  • Can Your Body Weight Influence Your Career's Success?
  • Stress Linked to Cervical Cancer in Women
  • Sleep Disorders and Your Diet
  • The Mediterranean Diet-To Your Health
  • Energy Drink Awareness
  • New Finding in Heart Attacks in Young Adults
  • Polycarbonated Bottles Contain More Than Just Liquids
  • Professional football players are just like us average Joes
  • Regular Self-Weighing Correlated with Positive Weight Behaviors
  • Plant Derived Compound Proves to Enhance Physical Fitness and Endurance
  • Alcohol Related Drinking Problems on the Rise on College Campuses
  • success story
  • Lisa helps UM student-athletes keep a well-balanced plate
  • Lisa's Reunion Diet Featured in Parenting Magazine
  • Hydration tips From World Cup fields onto your turf
  • Obesity Rises, According to New CDC Research
  • Ill drink to that! Alcohol reduces arthritic pain.
  • Doctors orders: Eat your veggies
  • Footballers- the big men on the field..really, really big!
  • Lisa's Performance Nutrition for Football book featured in Allergy and Asthma Network Newsletter
  • Electrify your diet for added health benefits
  • Maintain muscles with Casein or Soy!
  • Weight loss as easy as an extra glass of water
  • Grapefruit the next Apple? Research findings may change that one a day keeps the doc away saying!
  • Garlic: Not just stinky, its healthy too!
  • Foods that Make You Happy
  • Super fish in supermarket near you soonmaybe
  • Healthful Eating Disorder
  • Don't skip breakfast - especially if you want to lose weight
  • Americans arent eating their veggies
  • Like father, like child? Study shows dads health can factor into childs well-being
  • Lisa Dorfman, internationally recognized health expert maintains an elite celebrity clientele; actors, politicians, professional athletes & you-the celebrities of everyday life! Lisa provides individual, family & group assessments, evaluations & programs; blood testing, body comp analysis, personalized food & supplementation programs; ongoing nutrition & integrative therapy for stress reduction, detoxification & optimal health for men, women & teens who aspire to reach their personal best in health, sport & life.

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    • I have know Lisa for over 9 years. Her vast knowledge of nutrition is only surpassed by her passion to see healthy lifestyles in others. I whole-heartly recommend Lisa!

      Mark Soldevilla | Pinecrest Florida