Tracy Olgeaty Gensler, M.S., RD

Tracy Olgeaty Gensler, M.S., RD

Tracy is a science writer and registered dietitian (RD) based in Chevy Chase, Maryland. She has a B.S. in clinical nutrition from Syracuse University (Let's Go Orange!) and an M.S. in nutrition education from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. She creates evidence-based content for books, the web and the popular press. She enjoys lifting weights and cardio and struggles with taking a rest day, but does it anyway. 


Nutrition, disease prevention, food trends, dietary supplements and recipes.

Career Highlights

  • Contributed to over a dozen books, including two New York Times bestsellers
  • Wrote two books, The Anti-Aging Fitness Prescription (co-author) and Probiotic and Prebiotic Recipes for Health
  • Worked for Oprah trainer Bob Greene's Wrote blogs, developed the database parameters for members to choose foods and meet their goals, and hosted an informational webcast featuring healthcare professionals.
  • Adjunct Professor at American University where she teaches classes including Introduction to Nutrition, Life Cycle Nutrition, and Strategies in Weight Control.
  • Chats with dietitians about cranberries and health at the Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo.
  • Provides medical writing support at Peloton Advantage - OPEN Health 
  • See more about Tracy on LinkedIn.

Most Recent Contributions by Tracy Olgeaty Gensler, M.S., RD

Do Diets Work for Weight Loss? Explaining the Facts

If you've tried a diet to lose weight, you are certainly not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about ... Read More

How Long Do Thanksgiving Leftovers Last?

One of the bonuses of preparing a Thanksgiving feast is having yummy leftovers to savor for a few more meals. Some people even enjoy Thanksg ... Read More

Simple Breast Cancer Diet Plan to Promote Healing

If you've just received a breast cancer diagnosis, food might be the last thing on your mind. But filling your plate with breast cancer figh ... Read More

What Are Fasting Blood Tests? Preparation Tips

Certain blood tests require you to fast beforehand. Simply put, this means don't eat or drink anything except water. Typically, you'll need ... Read More

What Is Intuitive Eating? Your Guide to Getting Started

Intuitive eating puts you in charge of what you eat and when you eat it. Sounds appealing, doesn't it? If you've ever gone on a diet, you pr ... Read More

All Contributions by Tracy Olgeaty Gensler, M.S., RD

Tracy Olgeaty Gensler, M.S., RD