Columnist, Writer and Author


Elisa is the author of the new book, Younger Next Week (Harlequin Nonfiction, 2014), winner of a 2014 Best Books USA award in women’s health and a 2014 National Health Information Merit award. She is also the author of Nutrition At Your Fingertips (Alpha Books/Penguin, 2009), which was honored with a 2010 National Health Information Award (Merit) and a Best Books USA award.

Elisa also co-authored the highly acclaimed Feed Your Family Right! (Wiley, 2007) and So What Can I Eat?! (Wiley, 2006) with Ruth Winter, MS.

Elisa writes The Scoop on Food blog for Parents magazine. (She’s also on the magazine’s advisory board.) She has also blogged frequently for Today.comUS News & World Report’s Eat + Run Blog, and

Elisa has also written freelance articles for several publications including Parents, Woman’s Day, and Weight Watchers, and was a contributing editor for yearlong programs for both Redbook and Seventeen magazines. Several letters to the editor that she’s written on timely nutrition and health topics have been published in The New York TimesTime, and U.S. News & World Report.

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