Meet Karen

Karen is a Registered Dietitian, having received a Master’s Degree and Bachelor of Science Degree from New York University in Nutrition and Food Studies with a minor in Business. She then completed her dietetic internship in affiliation with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where she gained extensive experience in both clinical and community nutrition. In addition, she also completed rotations at NYU’s Pediatric Dental Clinic and at Ogilvy, a PR firm in NYC. In the past, Karen worked for Tanya Zuckerbrot, founder of the F-Factor Diet, as well as the Clinton Foundation working to help fight childhood obesity. She also worked as a trainer for Equinox gym.

Currently, Karen is the resident dietitian at New York Medical Associates and provides medical nutrition therapy and nutrition counseling services to patients with a wide variety of health conditions and issues. In addition, Karen sees patients privately at her office in Brooklyn or at her patient’s offices for their convenience. Karen is also the lead dietitian at The Sephardic Academy of Manhattan, a preschool on Manhattan’s Upper East Side where she supervises meal plans for over 100 toddlers, ages 2-5. Karen also lectures on a regular basis to people of all ages and in a variety of settings regarding the benefits of healthy eating and nutrition. Karen also writes healthy recipes for and

Karen is passionate about healthy food that tastes good! She does not believe in diets, rather she believes in living a healthy lifestyle and making small adjustments that you can live with lifelong. She believes that healthy eating should be part of one's daily life and not a short term diet plan. Karen strives for nutritional education for all ages.

Karen remains informed on the newest research and health practices by being a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Karen is also a member of the New York State Dietetic Association and the Greater New York Dietetic Association, as well as the following Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics practice groups: Weight Management, Nutrition Entrepreneurs and Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition where she stays up to date with the latest scientific research, fad diets, and popular food trends. Karen loves cooking, baking, and coming up with healthy recipes. In addition, she enjoys yoga, boot camp classes, and is now training to run her first NYC marathon.

Contact Information:

Diets By Karen, LLC
Karen Moreno, MS, RD, CDN
635 Madison Ave
3rd Floor

New York, New York 10022
Phone: 212-439-6690
Fax: 212-249-6856