LAUREN SLAYTON MS RD
Lauren Slayton MS RD received her undergraduate degree from Tulane University where she graduated cum laude with honors in Sociology. She completed her Masters degree in Clinical Nutrition at New York University. Prior to opening Foodtrainers, Lauren worked at St Luke’s-Roosevelt obesity research unit and was a nutritionist at Equinox fitness clubs. These positions provided Lauren both clinical and counseling experience and in the Fall of 2001 Lauren opened Foodtrainers. Lauren has specialized in both weight management and sports nutrition since that time.
Lauren conducts frequent nutrition lectures and teleconferences on topics ranging from "Running and Weight" to "Organics 101". Lauren has written for and been quoted in articles for many websites, magazines and television programs including: Allure, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, Cooking Light, Harper’s Bazaar, Hamptons, Self, Fitness, WebMD, The New York Post, John Stewart’s Daily Show, ABC’s Eyewitness News, The Early Show, Fox News, Mike and Juliet and Martha Stewart.
Lauren is an avid runner, tennis player and skier. Her favorite fruits are blackberries and pears, favorite vegetable (so hard to pick! ) is beets and favorite splurge is brie. Lauren lives in New York City with her husband Marc and sons Myles and Weston.
CAROLYN BROWN MS RD
Carolyn Brown MS RD completed her masters in clinical nutrition at New York University and holds her undergraduate degree from Tulane University in psychology. While traveling in South America and Southeast Asia, she was introduced to new foods and cultures, sparking an interest in cuisine that eventually led her down the nutrition path. Carolyn gained experience in several nutrition specialty areas including weight management, pediatric and adolescent medicine, cardiac heath and oncology while at NewYork-Presbyterian hospital. Carolyn is passionate about community education. She has nutrition experience teaching at New York City Greenmarkets and working at a private school in Manhattan.
Carolyn is a weekly contributor to WebMD’s Real Life Nutrition blog and the nutrition expert for their Food and Cooking community. She has been quoted and written for many websites, television programs and other publications including FOX, health.com, CBS news, WebMD and the New York Daily News.
Carolyn wasn’t always a total nutrition nerd. She battled with the freshman 15 and a love-hate (or hate-hate) relationship with the elliptical machine herself. Now her go-to activities are yoga, running, snowboarding and spinning. Carolyn's favorite fruit is an in season nectarine, favorite veggie is kale and favorite splurge is a cupcake (specifically "The Elvis") from Butter Lane.