Sara Barsky-Weiss, RDN
- Sara is a new Registered Dietitian practicing in pediatrics in the NYC area
- Sara is also a fitness/dance instructor and is passionate about creating healthier lifestyles for all people
Experience & Education
Sara Barsky-Weiss, RDN, is a newly certified registered dietitian nutritionist in the NYC area. She completed her dietetic internship through Northwell Health in 2020-2021 which was based in the NYC area. Now, she practices as a clinical dietitian specializing in pediatric nutrition, providing medical nutrition therapy for cystic fibrosis, gastrointestinal disorders, and pulmonology. Sara is an advocate for nutrition combined with fitness and movement for overall health and wellbeing.
Completing her bachelor’s degree in Food Studies and Nutrition at New York University, she gained a well-rounded view of the food industry, food injustice, and agricultural system in the United States and gained interest in writing about the food industry and nutrition. Sara has a dual degree from NYU in Percussion/Music Performance as well, and she continues to perform in orchestras and concerts when she has spare time. After her undergraduate degree, she then went on to pursue her Master’s of Science degree in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics from Long Island University Post, where she will be finishing her degree within the next year.
Sara grew up in Long Island, NY to a supportive family that always encouraged her to strive for success, and she continues to be extremely grateful for her parents' support. She is also fortunate to have a new husband that is dedicated to and passionate about her career in dietetics and nutrition. In addition to her passion for nutrition, Sara has taught dance and fitness for over 10 years, teaching to all ages and including a variety of styles including Zumba ®, 305 Fitness®, Poundfit ®, jazz, hip hop, lyrical, tap, and ballet. Sara continues to teach at least one class per week. She is passionate about creating healthier lifestyles for all people, of all ages, racial, socioeconomic, and ethnic groups.
Sara is a member of the following organizations - Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) - Greater New York Dietetic Association (GNYDA) Media Features/Publications - NYU Incoming Freshman Cooking Demo (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjsrvkhN6mk&t=4s)