Michael Dansinger

  • Nutrition Doctor for NBC's The Biggest Loser
  • WebMD Wellness and Diabetes Expert

Michael Dansinger, MD is a well-know wellness expert. He is the nutrition doctor for the hit TV show “The Biggest Loser” and architect of the award winning Biggest Loser Diet. His entertaining keynote presentations blend humor, inspiration, expert insights and poetry--uplifting and inspiring audiences across America.

 
  

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Obesity in America

Opening with an emotionally compelling slideshow highlighting the destructive and addictive forces of modern food and it’s consequences, Dr. Dansinger shares his insights and opinions on the global obesity epidemic, the USDA food pyramid, popular weight-loss diets, reality weight-loss shows, losing ...

Opening with an emotionally compelling slideshow highlighting the destructive and addictive forces of modern food and it’s consequences, Dr. Dansinger shares his insights and opinions on the global obesity epidemic, the USDA food pyramid, popular weight-loss diets, reality weight-loss shows, losing 100 pounds in 100 days, obesity surgery, reversing type 2 diabetes, how to feed your children, and what to do about “decadent, mouthwatering, quadruple-layer chocolate, molten-lava fudge cake”. A thoroughly entertaining, informative, and uplifting performance featuring his poems Modern Food and The Heart of the Apple.

Reversing Diabetes in Primary Care

Dr. Dansinger is the Founding Director of the lifestyle-based Diabetes Reversal Program at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. In this presentation for health care professionals he discusses his time-tested methods and data results for lifestyle-based treatment and remission of type 2 diabetes and predi ...

Dr. Dansinger is the Founding Director of the lifestyle-based Diabetes Reversal Program at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. In this presentation for health care professionals he discusses his time-tested methods and data results for lifestyle-based treatment and remission of type 2 diabetes and prediabetes in the outpatient setting.

Pri-Med: Keynote Speaker for Medical Audiences

Dr. Dansinger was a keynote speaker for Pri-Med, a leading medical education firm, in 2014 and 2015. He toured 5 cities at $8,000 per speaking event, earning high praise from audiences of up to 4000 physicians and health care providers. ...

Dr. Dansinger was a keynote speaker for Pri-Med, a leading medical education firm, in 2014 and 2015. He toured 5 cities at $8,000 per speaking event, earning high praise from audiences of up to 4000 physicians and health care providers.

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Michael Dansinger, MD is a nationally recognized expert in dietary and lifestyle coaching for weight loss and related medical problems. He is the nutrition doctor for NBC's hit primetime series The Biggest Loser and a contributor to the best-selling book series based on the show.

Dr. Dansinger is also a diabetes doctor for WebMD, Founding Director of the Diabetes Reversal Program at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, and Wellness Director at Boston Heart Diagnostics. He has served as the Nutrition and Obesity Editor for WebMD's peer-reviewed academic journal and was the Principal Investigator of the widely known 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).

Dr. Dansinger has been interviewed by Today, Dateline NBC, CNN, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, National Public Radio and over 100 other media outlets. He lectures throughout the U.S. to medical and non-medical audiences ranging from 40-4000 people. His signature presentations – Obesity in America, How NOT to Eat: Advice from a Hollywood Nutrition Doctor, and Reversing Diabetes in Primary Care- include the latest scientific findings, novel insights and even a few of Dr. Dansinger's own poems highlighting the good, the bad and the outrageous in the exciting world of food and nutrition.