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Laura Shammah

Dietitian, MS,RDN

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What is 5 - 1?

Laura Shammah
Eat everything in moderation. The number on the scale does not dictate a person’s value or

Why Laura Shammah chose to be in the helping profession

My journey into the helping profession began over two decades ago, driven by a profound passion for transforming lives through improved nutrition. It's my belief that good health is the cornerstone of a fulfilling life, and I've dedicated my career to making this a reality for others.

Laura Shammah's approach

In my role as a registered dietitian, armed with a master's degree in Health and Nutrition, I adopt a holistic approach to therapy. I understand that true well-being encompasses not only physical health but mental and emotional wellness as well. Through personalized nutrition plans, I empower individuals to achieve harmony between their bodies and minds.

What you can expect from sessions with Laura Shammah

My clientele is as diverse as the nutritional challenges they face. From supporting individuals with eating disorders to guiding those dealing with hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes, or cancer, I offer a versatile approach to nutrition therapy. Whether you're an aspiring marathon runner, expectant mother, or someone striving for sustainable weight management, my goal is to help you attain a healthier lifestyle that suits your unique needs.

Laura Shammah's experience working with the Jewish community

Beyond my thriving private practice spanning New York and New Jersey, I've contributed to publications promoting healthier living. You can find my work in Mary Anne Cohen's book, "Lasagna for Lunch: Declaring Peace With Emotional Eating." I've also been featured in magazines like The Image, The Wellspring, and SBH Source, reflecting my commitment to enhancing the health and well-being of individuals within the Jewish community and beyond. With extensive experience working with Jewish clients, I am attuned to their unique dietary needs and cultural considerations, ensuring that my nutrition therapy is both effective and sensitive.

Languages spoken

English Hebrew Spanish

People I work with

Children (6-12) Adolescents (13-18) Adults Elders (65+) Individuals Couples Families Groups

Personal religious affiliations


Jewish community experience


1863 E 26th St, Brooklyn, NY 11229, USA, New York, New York

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