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Michael Dansinger, MD

Michael Dansinger, MD Michael Dansinger, MD

Michael Dansinger, MD, is a nationally recognized expert in dietary and lifestyle coaching for weight loss and disease prevention. He serves as Founding Director of the Diabetes Reversal Program at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, and Wellness Director at Boston Heart Diagnostics. He has previously served as the Nutrition and Obesity Editor for Medscape Journal of Medicine and was the principal investigator of the Tufts Popular Diet Trial comparing the Atkins, Zone, Weight Watchers and Ornish eating plans for weight loss and heart disease risk-factor reduction (published in JAMA). He serves on the CDC's Expert Panel for Worksite Wellness Programs and on the Council of Directors for the True Health Initiative, a leading international voice for health and wellness.

Dansinger was the nutrition doctor for NBC's The Biggest Loser for 10 years and designer of the Biggest Loser Diet, which won top awards from U.S. News & World Report (including No. 1 Best Diet for Diabetes). Dansinger has been interviewed by the Today Show, Dateline NBC, CNN, The Wall Street Journal, and over 100 other media outlets. He lectures throughout the U.S. to medical and non-medical audiences.

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