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Janet Bond Brill, PhD, RDN, FAND, LDN
Nutrition & Fitness Expert | Writer | Speaker | Media Spokesperson | Nutrition Consultant | Educator
Janet

Dr. Janet is a nationally recognized expert in the field of health, wellness and cardiovascular disease prevention and is frequently sought after by the media as a trusted source of nutrition and fitness information.

Janet holds master's degrees in both nutrition and exercise physiology and a doctorate in exercise physiology.

She is a registered dietitian and certified by:
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • Wellcoaches, Inc.
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics
As a Writer
Dr. Janet is the author of three books:

She is also the author of Nutrition Together (2010), a healthy eating and weight loss program available at all Fitness Together personal training studios, worldwide.

She has been published in noted scientific journals including:
  • International Journal of Obesity
  • ACSM Health & Fitness Journal
Dr Janet has been published/quoted in leading lay publications including:
  • Shape
  • Woman’s World
  • Prevention
  • Today’s Diet
  • Men’s Health
  • Nutrition
  • First for Women
  • Health and many, many more
As a Nutrition & Fitness Expert
Janet

Dr. Janet was Director of Nutrition for Fitness Together…She authored the Nutrition Together Program—a healthy eating and weight loss program used at all Fitness Together franchises, worldwide.

Dr. Janet is a frequent guest nutrition and health expert on national television including the Dr. Oz show, CBS and Lifetime.

Dr Janet has been an adjunct college professor at several universities including the University of Miami, Florida International University and Cedar Crest College, where she taught graduate and undergraduate courses in nutrition, health and fitness.

In addition, Dr. Janet has served as a nutrition consultant for leading firms such as:
  • American Express
  • Proctor & Gamble
She has conducted health seminars for Fortune 500 companies such as:
  • Goldman Sachs
  • ABN AMRO
  • AON Insurance
  • Deloitte and Touche
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She is the guest nutrition expert on the national television show The Balancing Act (Lifetime).

Janet is a reviewer for articles submitted for publication to the International Journal of Obesity and Preventive Medicine journals.

Dr. Janet "practices what she preaches," having completed four marathons and countless 5K, 10K and half-marathon charity road races. She also enjoys swimming, winter sports and weight training.

A "semi-vegetarian" for over twenty years (she eats fish) Dr. Brill supports the notion of following mainly a plant-based Mediterranean-style diet for good health and longevity.

Education and Credentials
Janet Bond Brill, PhD, RDN, FAND, LDN
  • Licensed Nutritionist
  • Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics
  • Certified Personal Trainer
  • Certified Wellness Coach
  • ACSM, NSCA, AND

Registered and licensed dietitian/nutritionist (AND #810084, Florida License #ND 0002450), Certified Exercise Technologist (ACSM #2265), Certified Personal Trainer (NSCA #85560803), Certified Wellness Coach (Wellcoaches, Inc. #1765)

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida.
  • Master of Science Degree in Exercise Physiology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida.
  • Master of Science Degree in Dietetics and Nutrition, Florida International University, Miami, Florida.
  • Doctoral Degree in Exercise Physiology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida.
  • American College of Sports Medicine, Certified Exercise Test Technologist
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association, Certified Personal Trainer
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Registered Dietitian
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics
  • WellCoaches, Inc., Certified Wellness coach
Professional and Honorary Organizations
American College of Sports Medicine
Member 1986-present
Sports and Cardiovascular Nutritionists
Member 1993-present
Broward County Dietetic Association
Member 1993-present
Florida Dietetic Association
Member 1993-present
National Strength and Conditioning Association
Member 2002-present
ADA Weight Management Practice Group
Founding member 2003-present
National Speakers Association
Member 2007-present
Pennsylvania Dietetic Association
Member 2010-present
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Member 1993-present
Center for Science in the Public Interest
Member 1986-present
Miami Dietetic Association
Member 2006-present
North American Association for the Study of Obesity
Member 1999-present
ADA Vegetarian Nutrition Practice Group
Member 2001-present
National Lipid Association
Member 2006-present
Nutrition Entrepreneurs Practice Group
Member 2006-present
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Janet Bond Brill, PhD, RDN, FAND, LDN Nutrition, Health and Fitness Expert
610.419.0611 | janet@drjanet.com
Today's Nutrition Tip
Less is better
When it comes to making wise nutrition choices, the golden rule on the ingredient list is "less is better!" This is because the most nutritious foods are generally the least processed foods with the least amount of additives. The closer the food is to the way Mother Nature intended it to be, the more natural vitamins, minerals, fiber and phytonutrients the food product will contain. For example, it's always healthier to choose an apple over a slice of apple pie loaded with unhealthy fats, salt, spoilage retardants, refined carbohydrates and excess calories. If you peruse the frozen vegetable case, better to grab the bag of frozen peas that simply contains two ingredientspeas and salt-rather than a frozen pea product with 20 ingredients in the list. Another important tip regarding processed foods is that if you have a choice, make the food yourself (such as your own tomato sauce versus a jar of sauce). This way YOU control the ingredients and can be very judicious with adding in excess amounts of harmful ingredients such as sodium and bad fats.
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"It's an  absolute pleasure to work with Dr Janet Brill. An expert in her nutrition field, Dr Brill is quick in responding to media requests, always projects a positive attitude, and is media savvy! I'd work with Dr Brill anytime!"

- Gloria Tsang, RD,
Editor-in-Chief, HealthCastle.com

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