Cynthia Sass, RD

Cynthia Sass, MPH, MA, RD, CSSD

location-pin Los Angeles, California

School: University of South Florida

Expertise: Cynthia specializes in sports and performance nutrition, plant-based eating and recipe development, and nutrition for longevity and disease prevention.

Cynthia Sass, MPH, MA, RD, CSSD

  • Cynthia is a registered nutritionist, a board-certified specialist in sports dietetics, certified personal trainer, certified plant-based professional cook, and has studied at UCLA’s Mindfulness Awareness Research Center.
  • She’s worked in health, nutrition, and fitness journalism for 20 years.
  • Cynthia is on the Medical Review Board at The Healthy.


Cynthia is a registered dietician who’s worked in healthcare media for two decades. With master’s degrees in nutrition science and public health, she was a contributing editor to Health and Shape and the full-time nutrition director at Prevention. She also served on Fitness magazine’s advisory board and is currently on the medical review board at The Healthy. As a writer, Cynthia’s articles and plant-based recipes have appeared in The Healthy, Good Housekeeping, Family Circle, Woman’s Day, Self, Fitness, Shape, and many more. Beyond her bylines, Cynthia has experience as a nutrition columnist, blogger, on-air television expert, and spokesperson, and is a three-time New York Times bestselling author.


University of South Florida, MPH, Master’s degree in Public Health