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Jeff Novick
Jeff Novick, MS, RD, LD, LN is truly a unique dietitian and nutritionist. With over 24 years of experience in nutrition, health, fitness and natural living, he offers expert health advice distilled into powerful, easy-to-understand language on a variety of current topics.Novick’s insightful and humorous approach to nutrition and health has helped thousands worldwide make the transition to healthy living. He holds both undergraduate and graduate degrees from Indiana State University in nutrition, with a minor in exercise science.Novick serves as Vice President for Executive Health Exams International and lectures at the McDougall Program in Santa Rosa, California and at the Engine 2 Immersion program in Austin, Texas. He is also the Director of Nutrition for the Meals for Health program, which is helping empower low-income families to achieve optimal health.For almost a decade, Novick served as the Director of Nutrition at the Pritikin Center in Aventura, Florida, and as Vice President of the Board of the Directors for the National Health Association (NHA). He also served as the Director of Health Education for the NHA and as an Adjunct Professor in the School of Health Sciences for Kaplan University.Novick has taught nutrition classes at Indiana State University, Indiana University Medical School, the University of Miami Medical School and the Florida Academy of Family Physicians. He regularly lectures at medical conferences across the country. While in Indiana, he created and taught the Nutrition Education Initiative, a preventive medicine curriculum for medical doctors, residents and medical students. In recognition of this groundbreaking project, Indiana’s governor awarded Novick the Indiana State Public Health Excellence in Health Science Award and Indiana State University awarded him the Graduate-of-the-Last-Decade Award.He has been interviewed by Newsday, Parade, Men’s Health, Shape, Women’s World and has appeared on Fox News, Discovery Health, the Today Show and other media outlets nationwide. He recently appeared in the documentary Processed People and the movie Fatboy, which won the Best Documentary award at the Fort Lauderdale and Queens Film Festivals.

Tuesdays With Jeff: Insights Into Your Health: The Perception Problem With Protein (Plus a giveaway!)

The Perception Problem with Protein Jeff Novick, MS, RD Protein is one of the most misunderstood nutrients in our diets today.  While it is receives an incredible amount of attention, little of it is justified. In today’s society, people seem very concerned about making sure they are getting in enough protein.  So much so, you [&hellip

Tuesdays With Jeff: Insights Into Your Health: Protein Requirements

Each week Jeff Novick, MS, RD shares insights on health and nutrition. This week Jeff talks about protein requirements. We are doing another giveaway for Jeff’s DVD “Fast Food“. Please leave a comment and tell us why you’d love to win a copy! Protein Requirements  Jeff Novick, MS, RD Q. How many grams of protein [&hellip

Tuesdays With Jeff. Insights Into Your Health: How Much Protein Do We Really Need?

First! Our two winners from last weeks giveaway: Camilla Blossom and “New Mexico Troyer”! Please e-mail: giveaway@engine2.com  For all of you who did not win last weeks giveaway, good news! Jeff is offering a discount code on his amazing DVD “Burgers and Fries” . You can get $4.00 off his DVD. This is for a very [&hellip

Tuesdays With Jeff: Insights Into Your Health

We are excited to have Jeff Novick, MS, RD as a weekly contributor at Engine 2! Jeff has helped 1000′s of people around the globe, with his easy to understand, sensible approach to nutrition. You can find more about Jeff by checking out his website, and be sure to pick up one (or all) of [&hellip