In this section you will find the information you will need for long-term health and sustaining your weight reduction goals. Under the supervision of our registered dietitians, patients will discuss a balanced, low-calorie meal plan that incorporates lean protein, whole grains, low-fat dairy products, nutritious fats and plenty of fruits and vegetables. Our team is here to help you find ways to enjoy eating nutritious, filling foods. They are here to support you and motivate you to live a healthier life.
Lauren Maddahi, MS, RD
Lauren Maddahi grew up in Los Angeles and attended UCLA as an undergraduate, where her desire to become a dietitian solidified. She received her Masters of Science in Nutrition Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, and moved back to LA to pursue her career in dietetics. Lauren is eager to help her patients succeed with their weight reduction success. She stresses a strong foundation in understanding basic nutrition, such as label reading and cooking, along with advocating exercise and proper hydration. She also sought a culinary certification in New York City to increase her understanding of basic cooking methods and help her patients find ways to prepare delicious and nutritious meals. She takes inspiration from her own past of battling with weight, body image, and disordered eating patterns to identify with her patients and motivate them to have a positive relationship with eating and a neutral relationship with all foods.
Linda Y. Yung, MS, RD
Linda Yung is a New Yorker practicing dietetics in Los Angeles. She is a proud double Jumbo, having received her Bachelor of Arts in International Relations Global Health and Master of Science in Food Policy and Applied Nutrition from Tufts University. After completing her dietetic internship at Tulane University, she worked with the heart transplant and critical care teams as the cardiac / medical ICU dietitian. In addition to acute nutrition therapy, Linda specializes in nutrition through the life cycle and nutrition communication. Her passions include spreading nutrition knowledge and promoting healthy lifestyle changes as part of a balanced diet.