Lauren Slayton, MS RD

FoodTrainers | Founder

Lauren Slayton, MS RD is the founder of Foodtrainers and the author of the book The Little Book of Thin. She received her undergraduate degree from Tulane University where she graduated cum laude with honors in Sociology. It was here, amidst party central, that she first realized the challenge of balancing work and play, healthy and indulgent. She completed her Masters degree in Clinical Nutrition at New York University. Prior to opening Foodtrainers, Lauren worked at St Luke’s-Roosevelt obesity research unit and developed a nutrition program for the Equinox fitness clubs. These positions provided Lauren both clinical and counseling experience and in the fall of 2001 Lauren opened Foodtrainers.

Lauren conducts frequent nutrition lectures on topics ranging from “Trimming your Travel” to “Dude Foods”. She been featured in: Allure, In Style, Cooking Light, Harper’s Bazaar, Self, Whole Living, O, The New York Post, The Daily Show, Eyewitness News, The Early Show, Fox News, Good Morning America and The Today Show.

Lauren lives in New York City with her husband Marc, sons Myles and Weston, Boston terrier Bronco and her beloved Vitamix.