Tammy Lakatos Shames & Lyssie Lakatos

Meet the Nutrition Twins®

These twin sisters are nationally recognized registered dietitian nutritionists and personal trainers. With 15 years of experience, Tammy and Lyssie have helped thousands of clients boost their energy naturally, get healthier, be happier, and reach tip-top shape. The pair were voted among the Top 20 Nutrition Experts to Follow on Twitter by the Huffington Post, and they were named a Top Influencer on Pinterest with nearly 4 million followers. Through their books, media appearances, nutritional counseling, lectures, and blogs, they’ve built an innovative and inspiring brand that empowers people to take charge of their health and create changes that last a good, long lifetime.

Perhaps you’ve spotted the twins on television. They have appeared as nutrition experts on “The Doctors,” “Good Morning America Health,” and “Fox & Friends.” Or maybe you’ve caught them on Discovery Health Channel, NBC, Bravo, or TLC. The dynamic duo have also displayed their cooking prowess on Food Network’s “Chopped.”

The twins are renowned for their approachable, common sense style and uncommon recipes. They make getting healthy feel easy, fun and tempting. Their ability for educating and inspiring in a playful manner led to three books in which they share their revolutionary nutrition tools:

The duo’s dedication, knowledge, and devoted fanbase also garnered them an invitation to the White House. They joined the discussion with first lady Michelle Obama at a presentation of her Let’s Move! campaign. They contribute their expertise to the respected Livestrong website, as well as to the wildly popular Modernmom.com,  run by “Dancing With the Stars” host Brooke Burke. They have also been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Vogue,  Fitness, and O Magazine. The twins hold prestigious recognition among their peers in the medical community. They were keynote speakers for the New Jersey State Annual Dietetic Association meeting and were featured speakers for the International Society of Sports Nutrition’s annual meeting. And they also spend oodles of joyful hours chasing around Tammy’s twin daughters.

Tammy and Lyssie have been passionate about nutrition since early in their lives. They are Cum Laude graduates of the University of Maryland and received their post-graduate dietetic internships at Emory University and Meredith College. They are ACE-certified personal trainers and are members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as well as active members of the following Dietetic Practice Groups: Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN), Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine DPG (DIFM), and Nutrition Entrepreneurs (NE). The twins are also members of The New York State Dietetic Association.

For the Nutrition Twins, inspiring healthy habits isn’t just a job, it’s a heartfelt calling. The twins love what they do, and their passion is palpable to all who meet them. The twins are on a dedicated mission to help make the world a healthier and happier place—one person at a time.