Lyn Schwartz, MS, RD is a Registered Dietitian who has been teaching nutrition for over 20 years in the greater Boston area, southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Having worked for a variety of weight loss programs, including Jenny Craig, Weight Watchers and hospital-based programs, Lyn put together her own comprehensive weight loss program which she has taught in a variety of settings, include Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, doctor’s offices, adult education programs, fitness studios, and corporate settings.
At the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, Lyn is a part-time instructor where she teaches Human Nutrition in the College of Nursing. The class prepares nursing students for their careers by illustrating the connection between good nutrition, disease prevention and overall health. For both nursing and non-nursing students, the class helps them improve their personal health, and teaches them the importance of nutrition in their lives.
With an eye on good nutrition, Lyn enjoys helping people achieve both their health and weight goals, while still enjoying their favorite foods. Having lost almost 25 pounds herself, Lyn has been practicing the strategies and tools she teaches for many years, and enjoys sharing her food tips and recipes for success with others.
Education & Training:
Lyn received her undergraduate degree in Nutritional Sciences from Cornell University, with a concentration of classes in Exercise Physiology from Ithaca College through an educational exchange program. Lyn trained in hospitals, community centers, and public health nutrition programs throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island while earning her license as a Registered Dietitian (RD) through St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford, MA. Lyn also earned her masters of science from Northeastern University with a degree in Fitness and Health Program Management. Working primarily in Massachusetts, Lyn is also a Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist (LDN) through the state licensing board.