Certified Nutrition Specialist and Medical Nutrition Therapist with over twenty years of experience. Carolyn's graduate degree is in Nutritional Sciences from UCLA's School of Public Health. She continues her nutritional science education with certificate courses in nutrigenomics from University of California Davis and NuGO and annual attendance at the Future of Genomic Medicine presented by Scripp's Translational Science Institute and J.Craig Venter Institute
Certificate in Preventing Childhood Obesity: an Ecological Approach from Cornell University, Division of Nutritional Sciences, 2009
A member of the American Cancer Society California Division Board of Directors (Chair FY 2011-12) and Los Angeles Regional Council and representative of the Society for the California Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. Ms Katzin serves on the UCLA School of Public Health Dean's Advisory Board (Chair 1999-2005) and the Wellness Community West Los Angeles (Cancer Support Community Benjamin Center)Medical and Scientific Advisory Board.
Carolyn Katzin, Certified Nutrition Specialist
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Carolyn was a guest nutritionist on Bravo TV's Top Chef, Season 2 "Camp Glucose"
BBC - October 2007 - Should we all be testing our DNA? Click here to view article
ABC-TV - November, 2006 "Nutrigenomics - Diet of the Future?" Click here for summary
Health - July 2006 Front page story "DNA and Dieting" by Brenda Goodman featuring Carolyn Katzin.
Nature Medicine - July 2005 (Volume 17, page 701-2) story on Designer Diets by Gunjan Sinha describes The DNA Diet ™
KCBS - The DNA Diet ™ feature piece during sweeps week May, 2005. Produced by Don Damrath and syndicated nationwide.
Los Angeles Times Health Section - Front page story "Are the clues to diet success in your genes?" by Hilary MacGregor, April 11, 2005.
Washington Post - "Labs turn DNA into Personal Health Forecasts" includes several quotes from Carolyn, April 7, 2005.
People Magazine's Your Diet - The DNA Diet ™ featured as New Diet with a one page spread "The DNA Diet ™ A potentially life-saving test with a bonus: weight loss" Ariel, 26 has lost 4 inches around his waist after having his DNA Diet ™ Action Plan unlock his weight loss code, March, 2005.
Wall Street Journal in Health Section on "A Better Diet Through DNA Testing?" mentions Carolyn and her trademarked "DNA Diet ™" March 1, 2005.
Carolyn was interviewed on The Learning Channel (TLC) Mostly True Stories: Urban Legends Revealed as diet myths are exposed. Program aired nationwide in 2004.
Carolyn was quoted in USA Today on February 12, 2004 as "a nutrition expert" in a piece commenting about how few vegetables and fruits most Americans currently consume.
Showtime's Penn & Teller First Season features Carolyn as expert in a piece about diets and dieting.
Carolyn's professional profile can be viewed at linkedin.com.