Dr. Melina Jampolis
Dr. Melina Jampolis is an LA based internist and board certified physician nutrition specialist (one of only several hundred in the country). She specializes exclusively in nutrition for weight loss and disease prevention.
A graduate of Tufts University and Tufts School of Medicine, she completed her residency in internal medicine at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, a Stanford University teaching hospital. She was the host Discovery Network’s FIT TV titled “Fit TV’s Diet Doctor” and she currently serves as the diet and fitness expert for CNNHealth.com.
She was recently elected President of the National Board of Physician Nutrition Specialists. Her first book, The No-Time-to-Lose-Diet – The Busy Person’s Guide to Permanent Weight Loss, was released in January 2007.
Her second book, The Calendar Diet, was released in March 2012 and her latest book is due out in the Spring of 2015. Dr. Melina lectures throughout the country on nutrition for weight loss and optimal health. She has been interviewed by USA Today, USA Weekend, New York Post, Washington Post, Family Circle, Better Homes & Gardens, Redbook, Ladies Home Journal, First for Women, Women’s World, Women’s Health, and more on nutrition and weight loss related topics. She has appeared numerous times on Live with Regis and Kelly, CNN, The Doctors, Dr. Oz, FOX News channel, and FOX Business Network.